Russel Perkins


Russel Perkins centers his practice on the structuring, formation and negotiation of private equity funds and hedge funds. He has represented a wide variety of fund sponsors, asset managers and institutional investors in all stages of private equity funds, real estate funds, secondaries funds, funds of funds and other alternative asset classes, both domestically and internationally. He deals regularly with issues relating to the Securities Act, the Investment Company Act, the Investment Advisers Act and ERISA. He also has significant private equity, venture capital and mergers and acquisitions transactional experience.

Mr. Perkins has represented investment funds sponsored by, among others, Arcis Group, Coller Capital, DRA Advisors, GE Asset Management, Harbert Management Corporation, The Praedium Group, Ram Realty Services, VCFA Group and Westport Capital Partners. He regularly represents institutional investors such as DuPont Pension Trust, General Electric Pension Trust and the National Railroad Retirement Investment Trust.


  • University of Virginia School of Law, 2000, J.D.
  • Harvard University, 1997, A.B., cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New York


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