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Dorothy Mehta

  • Partner | Asset Management

New York

T: +1.212.859.6846

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Dorothy Mehta is a corporate partner and member of the firm's Asset Management Practice, resident in Fried Frank's New York office.

Dorothy has experience in the structuring, formation and operation (domestically and on a cross-border basis) of a variety of alternative investments products, including US and non-US hedge funds, private equity funds, hybrid funds, funds of funds, collective investment trusts and commodity pools (both privately and publicly offered), and the establishment of separately managed account arrangements.

Dorothy regularly represents US and non-US investment advisers, wealth management platforms and family offices. She also advises clients on registration and related compliance requirements of the SEC and CFTC, as well as on matters pertaining to the Investment Advisers Act, the Investment Company Act, the Commodity Exchange Act and federal and state securities laws generally.

Prior to joining Fried Frank, Dorothy served as a partner at a large international law f...

Dorothy Mehta is a corporate partner and member of the firm's Asset Management Practice, resident in Fried Frank's New York office.

Dorothy has experience in the structuring, formation and operation (domestically and on a cross-border basis) of a variety of alternative investments products, including US and non-US hedge funds, private equity funds, hybrid funds, funds of funds, collective investment trusts and commodity pools (both privately and publicly offered), and the establishment of separately managed account arrangements.

Dorothy regularly represents US and non-US investment advisers, wealth management platforms and family offices. She also advises clients on registration and related compliance requirements of the SEC and CFTC, as well as on matters pertaining to the Investment Advisers Act, the Investment Company Act, the Commodity Exchange Act and federal and state securities laws generally.

Prior to joining Fried Frank, Dorothy served as a partner at a large international law firm.

Dorothy has been named a leading hedge fund lawyer by Chambers USA, a “Next Generation Partner” in alternative and hedge fund formation by Legal 500 US, a “Highly Regarded” hedge fund and investment fund lawyer in IFLR 1000, and as a top-rated securities and corporate finance attorney in New York by Super Lawyers, and was included in The Best Lawyers in America (2020 - 2022 editions) for her work in “Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law.” Dorothy has been recognized in Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, and was shortlisted for the 2019 Euromoney LMG Americas Women in Business Law Awards for "Best in Investment Funds." Most recently, Dorothy was included in IFLR 1000’s Women Leaders of 2022, and listed within Chambers Global 2022 for hedge funds.  

Dorothy is frequently asked to speak and write on a wide range of investment management issues, and recently co-authored the chapter, “US Tax and Regulatory Considerations,” in Private Trust Companies: A Handbook for Advisers (2020).

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