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Hedge Fund Lawyers

Overview

Hedge fund lawyers provide a variety of legal services to hedge funds—ranging from assistance with fund formation and intellectual property, to regulatory compliance and securities regulation, tax and real estate issues, and litigation and dispute resolution. They work directly for hedge funds, as well as for the hedge fund practices of law firms. Others work for fund investors (e.g., endowment funds, high-wealth individuals, pension plans, and family trusts).

Salary Range

$75,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Law Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Much Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Hands On

Organized

Problem-Solving

Career Ladder
General Counsel

Managing Attorney

Associate