James A. Gray, Jr. is a senior associate in the Investment Funds practice.

He focuses on the formation, promotion, and operation of global investment funds, including private equity, hedge, and venture capital funds.

Mr. Gray advises private equity sponsors, sovereign wealth funds, and other institutional investors in connection with acquisitions, dispositions, co-investments, carried interest arrangements, and secondary transactions.

Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Mr. Gray was an associate in the New York office of a major international law firm and was counsel to a private equity firm in New York.