Max Karpel joined Lowenstein Sandler LLP as partner in the firm’s investment management group.
Karpel focuses his practice on the structuring and restructuring of investment management businesses, and on advising family offices and private foundations.
He joins the firm from a post as chief operating officer and in-house counsel to a family office and foundation. Prior to that, he was a partner at boutique New York law firm Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen PC, where he represented investment managers, real estate developers, family offices and high net-worth individuals.
“Max’s combination of experience as both in-house counsel to a family office and foundation and as outside counsel to a wide range of fund managers gives him an insight and perspective that will prove invaluable to our clients,” said Robert Minion, partner and chair of the investment management group, in a statement.
In his practice, Karpel represents hedge fund managers in launching new funds and in private equity investments, lending, mergers and acquisitions, investor activism, and joint ventures; as well as issuers and underwriters in debt and equity offerings.
Karpel is fluent in Hebrew and has represented international clients making investments in Israel. He has also worked with Israeli investment managers on structuring and launching funds that are open to U.S. and international investors.