Schulte Roth & Zabel expands its investment management practice with the arrival of Allison Bernbach


NEW YORK, September 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ) is pleased to announce the addition of Allison Bernbach as a partner in the firm New York office and member of the investment management regulatory and compliance group.

Allison has over 20 years of experience in the asset management industry and joins SRZ from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. She specializes in advising private fund managers on the development and implementation of compliance programs and in navigating the increasingly complex regulatory landscape. Allison also served as chief compliance officer at a major private equity firm and in-house counsel at another major private equity firm.

“Fund managers are growing their businesses and facing increased regulatory scrutiny,” Allison said. “I am thrilled to join one of the largest private fund regulatory teams in the legal industry. I look forward to learning more about the SRZ bench, particularly as it relates to private equity clients.”

“We are delighted to have Allison join us at Schulte Roth & Zabel,” said David Nissenbaum, co-head of the firm’s investment management group. “Our private credit and private equity clients are at the forefront of many difficult regulatory and compliance issues, and Allison’s expertise will enable us to continue to help our clients meet these challenges.”

“Staying ahead of the regulatory curve and finding practical solutions is essential for us and our customers,” said Kelly Koscuiszka, a partner in the firm’s Investment Management Regulatory & Compliance group. “The experience, expertise and thought leadership that Allison brings to the table will help us guide our clients through the myriad of new regulatory requirements.”

Allison received her undergraduate degree from Binghamton University, State University of New York (BA) and his JD of New York University School of Law.

About Schulte Roth & Zabel
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