Sonia R. Gioseffi
Partner | San Francisco
Sonia R. Gioseffi

Sonia Gioseffi specializes in private fund formation. She has significant experience regarding the structuring, formation and operation of private closed-end investment structures, including private credit, private equity, real estate, venture capital and fund-of-funds. Ms. Gioseffi regularly advises emerging managers in the launch and development of new funds and existing managers in the establishment of new structures, including series vehicles and other types of evergreen structures. In addition, she counsels non-profits on creating impact funds as a funding mechanism to support their operations.

She also works with clients on a wide variety of regulatory, transactional and ongoing compliance matters involving state and federal securities laws. She regularly advises on pay-to-play, lobbying registration and other requirements applicable to interfacing with public sector investors.

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. Gioseffi was a partner at another global law firm.

    • University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A., 2000
    • Cornell Law School, LL.M., 2004
    • Cornell Law School, J.D., 2004, Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Articles Editor
    • California
    • Board Member, International Justice Resources Center
    • Board Member, Seattle Alternative Investment Association