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Matthew W. Howard

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  • Partner | Asset Management

Washington, DC

T: +1.202.639.7494

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Matthew Howard advises clients on asset management matters, including the structuring and offering of private investment funds and other alternative investment vehicles.

Clients rely on Matthew’s counsel on investment strategies in multiple assets classes, including private equity/buyout, credit, real estate, infrastructure, energy, and various industry and region-specific investment vehicles.

Matthew also advises clients on employee investment vehicles, management company arrangements, carried interest plans, and other incentive arrangements. In addition to his work with US-focused investment platforms, Matthew has advised sponsors of funds targeting Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Matthew’s clients include a number of major financial institutions and prominent fund sponsors, including Apollo, Argand Partners, Bain Capital, Dyal Capital Partners, Goldman Sachs, Neuberger Berman, and Permira. Matthew regularly speaks on industry topics and is an adjunct profes...

Matthew Howard advises clients on asset management matters, including the structuring and offering of private investment funds and other alternative investment vehicles.

Clients rely on Matthew’s counsel on investment strategies in multiple assets classes, including private equity/buyout, credit, real estate, infrastructure, energy, and various industry and region-specific investment vehicles.

Matthew also advises clients on employee investment vehicles, management company arrangements, carried interest plans, and other incentive arrangements. In addition to his work with US-focused investment platforms, Matthew has advised sponsors of funds targeting Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Matthew’s clients include a number of major financial institutions and prominent fund sponsors, including Apollo, Argand Partners, Bain Capital, Dyal Capital Partners, Goldman Sachs, Neuberger Berman, and Permira. Matthew regularly speaks on industry topics and is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law School. He is a 2018 Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, he co-chaired our Anti-Racism Taskforce and he serves on our Diversity & Inclusion Council. Matthew also serves as a co-chair of our Recruiting Committee.

Matthew has been recognized by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in Private Equity: Fund Formation and by Legal 500 in Investment Fund Formation and Management: Private Equity Funds (including venture capital).

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  • Member, Board of Directors, Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs

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