Benjamin Goldman practice has focused on private investment funds with a focus on private equity and hedge fund formation and structuring.

Benjamin has significant experience in negotiating and drafting private fund documentation and offering materials, carried interest and incentive fee plans, fund linked deferred compensation plans, credit and security agreements. Benjamin also has extensive experience joint venture and co-investment structuring, secondary sale and asset purchase transactions as well as an array asset management related regulatory issues. Benjamin most recently served for 11 years as a Director at Credit Suisse Asset Management responsible for employee related investment funds and incentive plans with extensive involvement in alternative investment product structuring, fund formation and Volcker Rule compliance. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Benjamin was a senior associate at Schulte Roth and Zabel focused on advising hedge fund and private equity fund sponsors. Prior to joining Schulte, Benjamin was an associate with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton focused on venture capital and private equity transactions, credit and security arrangements and private fund formation.

Benjamin received his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2000, where he was Online Editor of the New York University Law Review and a Butler Scholar. Benjamin served as a federal appellate clerk for the Honorable James R. Browning, former Chief Justice of the 9th Circuit. Benjamin lives in Brooklyn with his wife and daughter.

Bar Admissions
New York

Employment History
Director, Credit Suisse Asset Management
Senior Associate, Schulte Roth and Zabel
Associate, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton LLP
Judicial Law Clerk, 9th Circuit, The Honorable James R. Browning

Education
J.D., NYU School of Law
B.A., Pomona College