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Recognition for Kleinberg Kaplan Partner Jason Grunfeld and Firm’s Investor Activism Practice

Firm News | November 13, 2014

Who’s Who Legal – Private Funds
We are pleased to announce that Jason Grunfeld, a member of the firm’s hedge fund practice was recognized in the 2015 edition of Who’s Who Legal in the “Private Funds” category.  Who’s Who Legal is an annual publication featuring leading private practice lawyers across a variety of practice areas in over 100 countries.  The list is compiled from surveying firm clients and other attorneys in the field.

Jason Grunfeld focuses his practice on advising private investment funds as well as registered investment advisers on strategic and regulatory issues related to their formation, structure and operation.  Jason structures agreements among the principals of management companies as well as seed capital arrangements. He also helps clients develop investor presentations and advises them on third party marketing agreements and on general securities matters.  In addition, Jason deals extensively with employment issues including drafting and negotiating employment agreements and termination/separation agreements for executives, both within the financial services area and in other sectors, as well as for private investment fund clients.  Jason is also the firm’s Client Development Partner.

More information on Who’s Who Legal can be found here. – Investor Activism
Leading corporate governance research site has designated Kleinberg Kaplan one of America’s three Top Legal Advisors to Activists in 2014. This recognition showcases Kleinberg Kaplan’s role as a major player in representing hedge funds engaged in investor activism campaigns, one of today’s most important alternative investment strategies.  The firm’s Investor Activism Practice is devoted to helping concerned investors gain management attention and unlock hidden value.  Kleinberg Kaplan’s experienced attorneys work with clients to develop and implement strategies to achieve their goals, from the initial analysis of available options through the conclusion of the activist campaign.

For questions concerning Kleinberg Kaplan’s Investor Activism Practice, please contact Christopher P. Davis at