Jonathon Soler is head of Weil’s U.S. Private Funds practice and co-head of the U.S. Private Equity practice. Mr. Soler regularly represents sponsors of private investment funds in connection with the organization and operation of such funds. He also has counseled investment firms in connection with the sale of significant minority interests in their businesses to institutional investors. In addition, Mr. Soler represents certain institutional investors in connection with their investments in private equity funds, venture capital funds and real estate funds.
Mr. Soler’s representative clients include Altas Partners, American Securities, CCMP Capital, Centre Partners, Crow Holdings, Genstar Capital, Lindsay Goldberg and Perella Weinberg Partners.
Mr. Soler is a member of the Private Investment Funds Forum and has been named a leading lawyer for Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation by Chambers USA and Chambers Global since 2008. In Chambers USA, clients note “he’s really a thought partner and is right there with us in terms of being progressive and thoughtful around fund-raising terms and negotiation tactics.” He is also consistently recognized for private funds by IFLR1000 and Legal 500 US. Mr. Soler has regularly written and spoken on issues relating to private investment funds.
Mr. Soler received his J.D. from the Columbia University School of Law in 1998 and his B.Comm. (Honours) from the Queen's University School of Business in 1995.