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Goodwin Procter bolsters private investment funds practice with addition of Elizabeth Roberts in Washington DC.

Goodwin Procter has  appointed Elizabeth Roberts as a partner in the firm’s Financial Institutions Group in Washington, DC. Roberts counsels a wide range of fund sponsors and investors on forming private investment funds, partnerships, joint ventures and other complex transaction structures.

“Liz will play an integral role in the ongoing expansion of Goodwin’s global Private Investment Funds Practice as we continue to build on our long-standing commitment to the financial services industry and deepen our already robust bench to service the full spectrum of asset classes,” says Mark Bettencourt, Chair of Goodwin’s Business Law Department. “We are delighted to welcome Liz to the firm.”
 
Roberts’ practice involves work across a variety of funds, including those focusing on private equity, venture capital, mezzanine, emerging markets, real estate, infrastructure, and small business investment companies. She has particular expertise in impact investing. She advises on fund formation, maintenance and governance matters, including matters relating to the Investment Company Act, Investment Advisers Act and the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive. She also counsels institutional investors that invest in these funds. Roberts comes to Goodwin from Hogan Lovells, where she was a partner in its investment funds practice.
 
Roberts received her JD from Georgetown University Law Center and her BA from Trinity College. She is admitted to practice in Washington, DC and New York.

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