Shareholder Andrew Wool Focuses on Investment Fund Clients
Am Law 100 firm, Polsinelli, welcomes Andrew L. Wool to its Securities and Corporate Finance Practice in Chicago.
Andrew L. Wool joins the firm as a shareholder with a practice focusing on private investment vehicles, including private equity/hedge funds and joint ventures. Andrew represents sponsors of open-end and closed-end funds on formation, regulatory, compliance and governance matters. He also regularly negotiates and structures private equity and hedge fund investments on behalf of pension plans, insurance companies and other institutional investors.
“The firm’s roster of investment fund sponsor and investor clients has expanded significantly in the last three years, and we are excited about Andy’s addition to our team,” said Polsinelli’s Securities and Corporate Finance Chair Kevin L. Vold. “We are looking forward to the opportunity to draw upon his knowledge and experience to deliver even greater value to our investment fund clients.”
Polsinelli’s Investment Fund Group advises fund sponsors and managers in the formation and operation of funds that invest in real estate, debt, venture capital, private equity, commodity interests, alternatives such as artworks and other assets, as well as funds of funds. In addition to private funds, our Investment Fund attorneys have extensive experience assisting registered funds, BDCs, SBICs and REITs. We also regularly help fund managers navigate registration or exemptions from federal and state investment adviser, CPO and other regulatory regimes. Our full-service platform covers the complete spectrum of issues that involve fund sponsors, managers and investors.
Beyond Securities and Corporate Finance, Polsinelli’s attorneys in Chicago work across practice areas including Health Care, Financial Services, Labor and Employment, Real Estate, Science and Technology and Tax. The office is home to former general counsels and state agency attorneys, along with the presidents of multiple bar association groups.
“Polsinelli’s dynamic national platform and emphasis on client service provides me with an excellent opportunity to further grow my practice,” said Wool. “I look forward to being a part of the securities and corporate finance practice and working with the other talented lawyers at Polsinelli”
Wool graduated cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law, and received his B.B.A. in Finance, Investment and Banking from the University of Wisconsin.
Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with more than 850 attorneys in 22 offices nationwide. Recognized by legal research firm BTI Consulting as one of the top firms for excellent client service and client relationships, the firm’s attorneys provide value through practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, intellectual property, middle-market corporate, labor and employment and business litigation. Polsinelli PC, Polsinelli LLP in California.