Rita Fitch focuses her practice on the formation, structuring and ongoing operation of private investment funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, managed accounts/fund-of-ones, co-investment vehicles and other hybrid vehicles. She advises funds on investment management, securities laws and other general corporate matters, including regulatory filings and compliance issues. Rita also works on employment and termination agreements and upper tier/management company agreements. Her practice covers managers ranging from start-ups to industry leaders.



University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2014)

Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania (Certificate of Study in Business Economics and Public Policy, 2014)

Villanova University (B.A., magna cum laude, 2011)

Bar Admissions

2015, New York


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,…

Kleinberg Kaplan Recognized in Latest Edition of The Legal 500: United States

June 17, 2022

Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan was recognized in the latest edition of The Legal 500: United States for its Hedge Funds and Investor Activism practices. The Hedge Funds practice was praised for its “ability to maintain the feel of a small, intimate, collaborative practice, all while maintaining such a large (and growing) industry presence.”…

Kleinberg Kaplan Receives High Marks from Clients in Latest Edition of The Legal 500: United States

June 17, 2021

New York, June 17, 2021 – Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan was recognized in the latest edition of The Legal 500: United States for its Hedge Funds and Investor Activism practices. The Hedge Funds practice was celebrated for advising a wide range of fund managers on large capital commitment facilities, as well as spin-outs and set-up issues for new managers.…

Kleinberg Kaplan Attorney Named to Junior Advisory Board of Women in Funds

March 30, 2020

Private funds associate Rita Fitch to serve on inaugural junior advisory board comprised of rising stars; Women in Funds looks to promote female leadership in private investment funds space Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan announced that private funds associate Rita Fitch has been named to the junior advisory board for WOMEN IN FUNDS, a…

SEC Withdraws Two No-Action Letters Concerning Proxy Advisory Firms

October 24, 2018,

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (the “SEC“) Division of Investment Management has announced the withdrawal of two no-action letters[1] that provided guidance to registered investment advisers regarding their use of proxy advisory firms consistent with Rule 206(4)-6 under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended (the “Proxy Rule“). [2] Under the Proxy Rule, registered…