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Rebecca Neuschatz Zelenka

  • Partner | Asset Management

Washington, DC

T: +1.202.639.7260

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Rebecca Neuschatz Zelenka advises clients on all aspects of fund formation and the ongoing operations of funds and their managers.

Rebecca’s practice maintains a particular focus on the structuring and offering of private equity funds and other alternative investments. Clients seek her representation in connection with a range of funds, such as private equity/buyout, credit (including direct lending, mezzanine, and others), real estate, special situations, infrastructure, regional-focused,‎ life sciences, funds of funds (primary, secondary, and industry-focused), employee, and others. 

Clients also turn to Rebecca on fund and manager-related matters such as employee incentive arrangements, stake investments, spin-out transactions, fund restructurings and reorganizations, GP-led secondaries, placement agent arrangements, and regulatory matters.

Rebecca is often asked to speak on asset management industry topics and is a repeat panelist on PLI's annual “Advanced Issues in Private Funds” ...

Rebecca Neuschatz Zelenka advises clients on all aspects of fund formation and the ongoing operations of funds and their managers.

Rebecca’s practice maintains a particular focus on the structuring and offering of private equity funds and other alternative investments. Clients seek her representation in connection with a range of funds, such as private equity/buyout, credit (including direct lending, mezzanine, and others), real estate, special situations, infrastructure, regional-focused,‎ life sciences, funds of funds (primary, secondary, and industry-focused), employee, and others. 

Clients also turn to Rebecca on fund and manager-related matters such as employee incentive arrangements, stake investments, spin-out transactions, fund restructurings and reorganizations, GP-led secondaries, placement agent arrangements, and regulatory matters.

Rebecca is often asked to speak on asset management industry topics and is a repeat panelist on PLI's annual “Advanced Issues in Private Funds” program. She has served on several of our internal committees, including the Nominating Committee, New Partner Committee, Special Counsel Committee, and Women's Forum Planning Committee.

Rebecca is recognized as an "Up and Coming" lawyer by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in Private Equity: Fund Formation, and by Legal 500 as a "Next Generation Partner" in Investment Fund Formation and Management: Private Equity Funds. Included in Private Funds Management’s “30 Under 40” list, Rebecca is noted for being a leading lawyer in several private equity areas including buyout, real estate, infrastructure, credit, and employee funds.

Professional associations

  • Board member, Girls on the Run – D.C.
  • Member, Leadership Advisory Council, National Womens Law Center

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Events

Speaking engagements |

Advanced Issues in Private Funds 2022

Speaking engagements |

Advanced Issues in Private Funds 2021

Speaking engagements |

Advanced Issues in Private Funds 2020
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