Daily News: November 25, 2019

Jones Day Adds Devaney to Private Equity Practice Team


Thomas M. Devaney has joined Jones Day’s New York Office as a partner in the firm’s Private Equity Practice.

Devaney works with sponsors and the management teams of private funds with respect to transactional matters and U.S. securities laws and regulations in forming private funds, fundraising and investor subscriptions, and fund administration and operations.

He represents U.S. domestic and global private equity, private credit, real estate, infrastructure and venture capital funds, and hedge funds with a broad range of investment strategies. He has also represented a number of institutional investors, including a number of active sovereign wealth funds, on a range of private fund investments and co-investment transactions, including with respect to complex anchor and seeding arrangements.

“Tom’s versatility and wide array of experience make him an excellent addition to our team, and he is the perfect complement to our global fund formation practice,” said Andrew Levine, who co-leads Jones Day’s Private Equity Practice. “We are thrilled that he has joined our New York Office.”

Devaney has practiced as a private funds attorney in Silicon Valley and New York, advising clients on private securities offerings, including cross-border investment and strategic financing transactions. He has also counseled clients on the formation, organization and operation of domestic and international fund management firms, using a broad range of domestic and offshore entities.