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Udi Grofman is a partner in the Corporate Department, co-head of the firm’s Private Funds Practice Group and a member of the Investment Management Practice Group. His practice has an emphasis on investment funds, securities law and regulatory compliance.


Udi's experience includes structuring financial services and investment management firms, hedge funds, private equity funds, hybrid funds and funds-of-funds, and scalable platforms for fund sponsors; and structuring and negotiating seed and strategic investments and relationships. Udi represents institutional seeders and has negotiated dozens of seed deals for seed investors and seeded managers. In addition, he regularly advises investment management firms and their principals on regulatory compliance, crisis and risk management, and other operational issues. Udi also represents both buyers and sellers on mergers and acquisitions of investment management firms and has considerable experience in investment management firm reorganizations.

Udi is recognized as a Band 1 investment funds lawyer in Chambers USA. He is also recognized as a leading lawyer in Who's Who Legal-The International Who's Who of Private Funds Lawyers and in The Legal 500. He writes and speaks frequently on the challenges facing hedge funds in today's market.

Udi served as a lecturer for The Interdisciplinary Center-School of Law, School of Business Management, Herzliya, Israel and is a captain (ret.) in the Israel Defense Forces.



  • LL.M., New York University School of Law, 2000
  • LL.B., Tel-Aviv University, 1996
    magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New York

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Mar 06, 2016 | Events

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

Jan 11, 2016 | Publications

SEC Announces 2016 Examination Priorities

Dec 21, 2015 | Publications

Annual Privacy Policy Notice Requirement Eliminated for Many Investment Advisers and Private Funds under the FAST Act

Nov 23, 2015 | Publications

Private Funds Regulatory Compliance Calendar 2016 

Sep 24, 2015 | Publications

FinCEN Proposes AML Regulations for Investment Advisers

Sep 17, 2015 | Publications

OCIE Issues Additional Information on Cybersecurity Examination Initiative

Aug 27, 2015 | Publications

FinCEN Proposes AML Regulations for Investment Advisers

Aug 26, 2015 | Videos

General Solicitation and General Advertising: The SEC Weighs in on Rules 502(c) and 506(b)

Aug 24, 2015 | Publications

Richard Rosen and Udi Grofman Co-Author Bloomberg BNA Article on Political Intelligence and Insider Trading

Aug 12, 2015 | Publications

SEC Issues Guidance on “General Solicitation or General Advertising”

May 27, 2015 | Publications

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

Mar 31, 2015 | Events

Udi Grofman to Moderate Compliance Panel at Anti-Corruption Summit

Mar 03, 2015 | Publications

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Mar 10, 2015 | Events

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

Jan 13, 2015 | Publications

SEC Announces 2015 Examination Priorities

Dec 02, 2014 | Publications

Paul, Weiss Private Funds Regulatory Compliance Calendar for 2015

Dec 05, 2014 | News

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Oct 15, 2014 | Videos

Co-Investments in the Hedge Fund Space

Sep 11, 2014 | Publications

CFTC Harmonizes CPO Regulations with JOBS Act General Solicitation Rules

Aug 21, 2014 | Publications

SEC Issues Guidance to Private Funds Regarding the Application of the Custody Rule to Special Purpose Vehicles and Escrow Accounts

Of Note

Jun 07, 2013

Chambers USA 2013 Ranks Paul, Weiss Highly

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