Barry M. Wolf
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Barry M. Wolf is Weil's Executive Partner and is Chair of the Management Committee.

Mr. Wolf regularly represents a number of private investment funds and their sponsors in their organization and operation. His clients include Lindsay Goldberg, Perella Weinberg Partners, American Securities, Genstar Capital, Tower III, Stone Tower and The Gores Group.

Mr. Wolf has extensive experience representing institutional investors in investing in private equity funds, providing both commercial advice as well as tax advice. He has been recognized as a leading private equity lawyer by Practical Law Company in Global Counsel and has received #1 rankings from Chambers Global - The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Chambers USA in 2005-2011. According to Chambers USA, "Practice co-head Barry Wolf is regarded as an 'absolute star, with searing intelligence.' A frequent adviser to private equity firms and their sponsors, he tends to get involved at the early stages of structuring and has the additional benefit of a background in tax law. He combines his management role with an active workload." He is listed as highly recommended for private equity by PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. Mr. Wolf was also named one of America's "Top 25 Pre-Eminent Private Equity Lawyers" by The Best of the Best USA 2010.

Mr. Wolf has written and spoken on issues relating to private investment funds. He is a member of the Private Investment Fund Forum, the American Bar Association and New York State Bar Association.

  • Bar Admissions
    New York State
  • Education
    SUNY Albany (B.S., 1981); Univ of Michigan Law School (J.D., 1984); New York Univ Law (LL.M., 1989)
  • New York
  • +1 212 310 8209 tel
  • +1 212 310 8007 fax

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