George J. Mazin advises clients on the structuring and restructuring of domestic and offshore private funds, private placements of securities, structured products, private equity investing, and broker-dealer and investment adviser compliance. Mr. Mazin has also assisted clients with seed investments, the organization of joint ventures, and distribution arrangements in Europe and Asia.
Since 2007, Mr. Mazin has been recommended as a leading lawyer for investment funds by Chambers USA, a referral guide to leading lawyers in the United States based on the opinions of their peers and clients. He was also recognized in the 2009 edition of The Legal 500 (U.S.), which noted that he "is one of those names praised throughout the hedge fund industry," and is "highly recommended" for investment funds in the 2009 edition of Practical Law Company's Which Lawyer?. Mr. Mazin is frequently sought after as a speaker on the subject of hedge funds and has authored many articles on this and other subjects in the securities field.
Queens College, The City University of New York, B.A., 1972, Magna cum laude
Cornell University, 1974
Rutgers School of Law - Newark, J.D., 1981
Mr. Mazin is a former member of the steering committee of the Managed Funds Association Lawyers Advisory Committee and continues as a member of that Committee. He is the former chair of the Private Funds Committee of the Bar of the City of New York, a member of the Advisory Board of the Regulatory Compliance Association (RCA), and a RCA CCO University Faculty Professor. He was previously a member of the Board and a member of the legal committee of the Wall Street Hedge Fund Forum. He has served on the Opinion Committee and Limited Partnership Act Revision Committee of the Corporate and Business Law Section of the New Jersey Bar Association.