Rich Goldman is the co-chair of Bingham’s global Investment Management Practice Group. He represents U.S. and international hedge funds and funds of funds, advising them on a broad range of issues, including formation and structure, strategic and seed capital arrangements, succession planning, marketing and solicitation arrangements, separately managed accounts, and all types of trading and operational issues. Rich also represents private equity managers in the formation of their funds and related matters.
He regularly advises clients on registration as investment advisers with the SEC, regulatory reporting and compliance matters, equity swaps and other derivatives, and private placements of securities. Rich also advises endowments and other institutional investors in connection with structuring and negotiating their investments in private funds.
Rich is the founder of the Boston Hedge Fund Group, an organization for chief financial officers, chief operating officers, general counsel and other senior legal, accounting and compliance professionals involved with hedge funds in the greater Boston area. He is ranked by Chambers USA, the leading publisher of business law guides as a leading attorney in the hedge funds industry in the state (Massachusetts), national and global business law guides. Rich is also a lecturer at Boston University’s Morin Center for Banking and Financial Law, teaching a course on hedge funds in the LL.M. program.
Before joining Bingham from another law firm in Boston, Rich was general counsel and chief operating officer at Kobrick Capital Management LP and Kobrick Funds LLC, hedge and mutual fund firms, respectively.