Elizabeth Lenas is a partner based in the New York office.
Ms. Lenas’ practice focuses on corporate and financial transactions, particularly private equity fund formation and private equity investments. Ms. Lenas is distinguished as one of the country’s best private equity lawyers by Chambers Global
, Chambers USA
and The Legal 500 U.S.
She was recently shortlisted for the Euromoney Legal Media Group
Americas Women in Business Law award as “Best in Private Equity.”
Ms. Lenas joined the firm in 1999, became counsel in 2009 and became a partner in 2013. She received a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was a James Kent Scholar, and a B.A. from New York University, where she was a University Scholar.
Ms. Lenas is a member of the Committee on Private Investment Funds of the Bar Association of the City of New York. She regularly speaks on private investment related topics, and has spoken at the IBA/ABA International Conference on Investment Funds and the Maples Investment Funds Forum.
Ms. Lenas is a member of the Bar of New York.