Jodi L. Lashin has joined Blank Rome’s New York office as a partner in the Corporate, M&A, and Securities group.

Lashin brings more than 20 years of experience representing registered investment advisers and sponsors of private funds, investment banks and privately held funds, and companies and entrepreneurs from a broad range of industries. She focuses her practice on alternative asset management, counseling investment advisers and private funds on the structuring of complex fund platforms, seed investments, and drafting relevant documentation throughout the lifecycle of the fund.

Laskin advises on general corporate matters, including the negotiation of investment management agreements, platform maintenance, compliance and regulatory concerns, and investment activity. She also often assists financial advisers in connection with their delivery of fairness opinions in acquisition and disposition contexts.

“We are confident that Jodi will make another great addition to our corporate team,” said Grant S. Palmer, Blank Rome’s managing partner and CEO. “Jodi is a distinguished attorney with impressive experience within the corporate field, serving both in private practice and as in-house counsel through her secondment. Her diverse background and strategic insight will be invaluable in expanding and advancing our Firm’s current corporate service offerings and capabilities.”

Offering her clients further insights and differentiation of counsel, Lashin spent more than two years on secondment at UBS Hedge Fund Solutions, one of the largest fund of funds in the world. While there, she served as the lead on drafting and negotiation of commingled and customized domestic and offshore fund documentation related to investments in the UBS-managed products and the deployment of invested capital in hedge funds.

Additionally, over the course of her career, she has advised public and private company clients on a variety of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, and general securities and corporate law.