Leon Hirth is counsel in the Investment Funds practice.
His practice includes representation of investment funds and investment advisers on all aspects of their business, with a focus on fund formation and regulatory and compliance matters. Leon has experience advising sponsors across a variety of asset classes, including hedge funds, buy-out funds and real estate funds. He also has experience in representing managers on transactional matters including control and non-control transactions. Prior to joining Shearman and Sterling, Leon served as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at a hedge fund.