Jonathan Fisher is an attorney specialist in the firm's Seattle office and supports the Asset Management and Investment Funds practice, with an emphasis on both private investment fund formation and the representation of institutional and high net worth investors. Jonathan has significant experience structuring both closed-end funds (private equity and other illiquid strategies) and open-end funds (hedge funds and more liquid strategies), multi-manager products and related complex investment transactions. He also has represented private fund managers in the formation and operations of their management companies.
Jonathan’s legal experience includes serving as General Counsel for an investment management firm managing billions in multi-strategy, multi-manager closed-end and open-end private funds. Prior to that, Jonathan was a partner at the firm’s predecessor Preston Gates & Ellis, with a practice focused on private investment funds as well as general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions and complex financial transactions. Jonathan also has experience serving the legal and operational needs of sustainable agriculture producers, having founded and managed an organic and regenerative practices farm.