Michael F. Mavrides
Partner | New York
Michael F. Mavrides

Michael Mavrides is a partner in Dechert’s financial services practice group, representing domestic and offshore hedge funds, funds of funds and other private investment funds, including private equity and real estate investment funds.

Mr. Mavrides advises funds and their managers on a wide variety of matters, including formation and structuring, seed and anchor capital arrangements and marketing matters. He also provides guidance on all types of portfolio management, trading and operational issues.

Mr. Mavrides’s experience includes helping clients navigate the complexities of federal and state investment adviser registration, commodity pool operator and trading adviser registration, regulatory reporting, such as Form PF, Forms 13D, F, G, H and the various Treasury Department and Bureau of Economic Analysis forms, as well as other compliance-related issues.

In addition, he supports clients with diverse transactional concerns, such as joint venture agreements, derivative and structured product deals and credit arrangements. Mr. Mavrides also advises clients on structuring their management companies and acquiring and retaining talent, including through employment, equity and phantom equity arrangements, as well as succession planning. He also leverages his breadth of experience to effectively counsel clients during examinations and investigations conducted by the SEC, NFA and other federal and state regulators.

A recognized leader in the legal community, Mr. Mavrides is included as a leading lawyer in Chambers Global, Chambers USA and The Legal 500 US in their investment funds, hedge funds and investment fund formation and management rankings. He often speaks at investment fund and money manager conferences, as well as hedge fund and other investment management-related seminars and workshops, and is the author of various articles.

  • USA: Investment Funds: Hedge FundsChambers Global 2022-2023
  • Nationwide: Investment Funds: Hedge FundsChambers USA 2019-2023
  • Investment Fund Formation & Management: Alternative/Hedge Funds The Legal 500 US 2019 -2023
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    • Columbia University, B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Betta Kappa
    • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D.
    • New York