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Amran Hussein is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the firm's Private Funds Group. Amran’s practice focuses on the organization and operation of private investment funds. She has been recognized by The Legal 500 and represents sponsors of a wide range of private investment funds, including buyout funds, growth equity funds, credit funds, distressed funds, hedge funds, hybrid funds and real estate funds. She advises clients on the development, formation, marketing and operation of their funds, as well as on regulatory and compliance matters for funds and their management companies. Her representations have included multi-investor funds, fund-of-ones, separately managed accounts, fund of funds and co-investment funds. Amran’s funds practice has also included private equity fund spin-outs, investment management M&A transactions, secondary transactions and strategic joint venture arrangements.


Amran's representative clients include:

  • Avenue Capital;
  • Blackstone/GSO;
  • General Atlantic;
  • Roark Capital;
  • The Sterling Group; and
  • TowerBrook Capital.

Amran regularly speaks and writes on a variety of topics relating to private investment funds. She participated in the "Current Terms: Private Equity Funds" panels at the IBA's 16th Annual International Conference on Private Investment Funds. She also authored an article for the Private Equity Growth Capital Council, titled "Conflicts, Conflicts Everywhere: When 'No Harm, No Foul' is Not a Defense."



  • J.D., New York University School of Law
  • B.A., Smith College

Bar Admissions

  • New York

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Marco Masotti, Udi Grofman, Michael Hong and Amran Hussein to Participate in ABA/IBA International Conference on Private Investment Funds 

Jan 11, 2016 | Publications

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Dec 21, 2015 | Publications

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Nov 23, 2015 | Publications

Private Funds Regulatory Compliance Calendar 2016 

Sep 24, 2015 | Publications

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Sep 17, 2015 | Publications

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Aug 12, 2015 | Publications

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Jul 27, 2015 | News

Sterling Group Holds Closing of $1.2 Billion Buyout Fund

Jul 24, 2015 | Publications

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May 27, 2015 | Publications

SEC Proposes Amendments to Form ADV and the Recordkeeping Rule under the Advisers Act

Apr 27, 2015 | Publications

Amran Hussein Pens Article for Private Equity Growth Capital Council

Mar 31, 2015 | Events

Amran Hussein to Participate in NYU Law Women Panel

Mar 10, 2015 | Events

Grofman, Hong, Hussein and Masotti to Participate in International Bar Association Conference on Private Investment Funds

Jan 12, 2015 | News

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Jan 13, 2015 | Publications

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Dec 02, 2014 | Publications

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