George J. Mazin

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George J. Mazin

Partner

New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036-6797
+1 212 698 3570 | +1 212 698 3599

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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, mergers and acquisitions involving investment managers, 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. A recent edition noted that clients are “continually impressed” with him and “appreciatively note the practicality of his advice.” In past editions, clients have praised his “tremendous breadth of experience across all different types of matters.” Mr. Mazin is also recommended by The Legal 500 (US) in the area of alternative/hedge funds, which has stated that he “is one of those names praised throughout the hedge fund industry.” He was “highly recommended” for investment funds in the 2009 edition of Practical Law Company’s Which Lawyer? and is also listed as a leading lawyer in the category of U.S. investment funds by IFLR1000.

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.

Education
  • 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
Admissions
  • New York
  • New Jersey
Memberships
  • Former member of the steering committee of the Managed Funds Association Lawyers Advisory Committee and continues as a member of that Committee
  • Former chair of the Private Funds Committee of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Advisory Board of the Regulatory Compliance Association (RCA)
  • RCA CCO University Faculty Professor
  • Former member of the Board and a member of the legal committee of the Wall Street Hedge Fund Forum
  • Served on the Opinion Committee and Limited Partnership Act Revision Committee of the Corporate and Business Law Section of the New Jersey Bar Association