Marco V. Masotti (FoLRC President)

Marco V. Masotti is a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, where he has served on the firm’s management committee. He is recognized as one of the country’s leading funds lawyers in the alternative asset management industry. He currently serves as Co-Chair of the Private Investment Funds Forum and Chair of the Private Investment Funds Subcommittee of the International Bar Association. Mr. Masotti has a unique profile in the marketplace as an adviser to a wide variety of investment funds, including private equity funds, credit funds, hedge funds, growth capital funds, infrastructure funds, and real estate funds. He represents some of the most well-known alternative asset managers in the marketplace, including Apollo, Avenue, Blackstone/GSO, General Atlantic, Harvest, KKR, KPS, Oak Hill, Oaktree, Reservoir, Roark, Silver Point, TPG, Värde, and Wellspring. He has been quoted extensively in the Financial Times, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and elsewhere and has provided guest commentary on television news networks, including Bloomberg Television. He is part of the Founding Advisory Board for the Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice at CUNY School of Law. He has also provided pro bono services to the Clinton Foundation. Mr. Masotti was awarded a Fulbright Placement Award upon graduating from the University of Natal Faculty of Law.