Moshe Segal focuses his practice on the organization and continuing operation of a variety of private investment funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, buyout funds, hybrid funds, distressed funds, credit funds, structured product funds, co-investment funds and funds of funds. Moshe’s experience with private investment funds extends to the development and negotiation of the organizational documents of such funds and the preparation of their offering materials.



In addition to advising on a wide range of fund formation issues, Moshe also advises fund managers on regulatory issues, investment management M&A transactions, seeding arrangements and secondary transactions. He also advises on management company “upper tier” arrangements, including the preparation of management company operating agreements and employment agreements, as well as general corporate and securities law matters.

Moshe also counsels fund managers in connection with their regulatory obligations under federal and state securities laws and regulations, including the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the Securities Act of 1933.

Moshe has been named a New York Metro Rising Star by Super Lawyers since 2021.


Columbia Law School (J.D., 2014)

Beth Medrash Govoha (B.A., 2009)

Bar Admissions

New York

New Jersey


James Kent Scholar


Kleinberg Kaplan Announces Partner Promotions

January 3, 2023

January 3, 2023, NEW YORK – Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan announces the promotion of two associates, Moshe Segal and Derek Stueben, to the firm partnership, effective January 1, 2023. Moshe is a member of Kleinberg Kaplan’s Private Funds & Investment Management group and Derek is a member of the firm’s Corporate Transactional &…

18 Kleinberg Kaplan Attorneys Named as 2022 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars

September 29, 2022

We are pleased to announce that 18 of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2022 edition of Super Lawyers®, a national legal ranking. Attorneys were nominated by their peers and recognized for their outstanding professional achievement in several legal practice areas, including business litigation, estate & probate, mergers & acquisitions, real estate,…

NFA Implements New Testing Requirements for Swap Associated Persons

December 3, 2019

Beginning January 31, 2021, all swap associated persons and their supervisors (“APs”) will be required to satisfy the National Futures Association’s (the “NFA”) new swaps proficiency requirements. These requirements will apply to, among others, APs of investment managers registered with the NFA as commodity pool operators (“CPOs”) or commodity trading advisors (“CTAs”) that engage in…

SEC OCIE Issues Guidance on Investment Advisers’ Recordkeeping Requirements for Electronic Messaging

January 15, 2019,

On December 14, 2018, the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (“OCIE“) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC“) issued a risk alert (the “Risk Alert“)[1] to remind SEC-registered investment advisers (“RIAs“) of their obligations when their personnel use electronic messaging, such as text messages, instant messaging, personal email or messaging apps, and to…

SEC Announces 2019 Examination Priorities

January 8, 2019,

On December 20, 2018, the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (“OCIE“) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC“) announced its 2019 examination priorities for registered investment advisers.[1] OCIE grouped the priorities into six general thematic areas: (1) matters of importance to retail investors, including seniors and those saving for retirement; (2) compliance and…

Investment Adviser Compliance Issues Related to the Cash Solicitation Rule

December 18, 2018,

On October 31, 2018, the staff in the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (the “Staff”) of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) issued a risk alert (the “Risk Alert”)[1] describing some of the most common deficiencies the Staff has cited relating to Rule 206(4)-3 (the “Cash Solicitation Rule”) under the Investment Advisers…