Shearman And Sterling

News February 06, 2023

Partner Michael Saarinen Honored as Thought Leader for Private Funds Formation and Regulation

Michael Saarinen, a New York-based partner in Shearman & Sterling’s Investment Funds Practice, has been honored by Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders: USA for excellence in private fund formation and regulation.

Michael’s Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders profile describes him as being “well known for his “genuine enthusiasm for and deep knowledge of fund formation.” Michael is also praised for his “ability to distinguish, prioritize and effectively manage risks.” In an accompanying Q&A, Michael discusses his views on best practices for young practitioners, keys to great client relationships, and current challenges and opportunities in the private equity space

Michael’s practice focuses on advising sponsors on private fund formation as well as a wide range of governance, operational and regulatory matters related to their ongoing management and investment activities.

Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders brings together the insight, expertise and wisdom of some of the country’s foremost lawyers and experts in a single report. Through interviews with the practitioners themselves, Who’s Who Thought Leaders spotlight the finest in the profession.

Learn more about the recognition and view the full list of honorees at the Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders: USA website.