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Kathryn Furman focuses on fund formation and offerings, joint venture formation and negotiation, and secondary transactions. A partner in our Finance practice, Kathryn advises fund sponsors, investment advisers and others on a variety of related matters.

Kathryn works with established and new fund sponsors, as well as investment advisers, in structuring and formation of investment funds, joint ventures, separate accounts, and other investment vehicles. She advises investors on reviewing and negotiating the terms of their investments, and counsels them on exemptions and compliance matters under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as well as under the Volcker Rule.

Kathryn also has experience with merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions, including public and private company mergers, leveraged buyouts, going-private transactions and strategic investments. She counsels clients in a number of industries, including real estate, energy, healthcare and restaurants.

A frequent speaker on M&A and fund formation topics, Kathryn is fluent in English and German. She has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America as a leading lawyer for M&A and investment funds. Also, the Fulton County Daily Report named Kathryn as one of 14 young Atlanta lawyers “On the Rise” in 2006.

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J.D., Harvard University, cum laude

B.A., Davidson College, magna cum laude


State Bar of Georgia