Foley adds fund formation partner

The law firm continues to grow its fund formation and investment management practice with Kay Gordon as the latest hire.

Foley & Lardner has hired Kay Gordon as a partner in its fund formation and investment management (FFIM) practice group in New York.

The law firm said it is looking to add more depth at all levels of the FFIM group, which has more than doubled in size in the last four years. Gordon’s hire follows several recent additions to the group, including David Makso, a tax partner in the New York office supporting FFIM, and funds partner Gustavo Resendiz and associate Robert Linnoila, who both joined the practice in Boston.

Kay Gordon

Gordon advises clients on the formation and management of private equity funds, real estate funds, funds of funds, hedge funds, credit funds and venture funds. She also advises clients on securities and regulatory matters as well as financial instruments and transactions.

She joins from Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough where she served as a partner and co-head of the investment management group.

Foley said the recent hires are to help the firm deal with a streak of impressive growth for the FFIM practice, and that it has been dealing with a number of client requests related to continuation funds, strip sales and traditional secondaries.