Fadi G. Samman is a partner in the investment management practice and is based in Washington, D.C.

Practice & Background

Mr. Samman’s practice focuses on the domestic and international private investment funds industry, representing fund sponsors in connection with the organization, structuring and operation of private investment funds, including private equity funds, real estate funds, venture capital funds, fund of funds, secondary funds and hedge funds. Mr. Samman advises institutional investors in connection with their investments in private investments funds, including the acquisition and sale of those investments on the secondary market. His clients include Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, Grove International Partners, GreenOak Real Estate, GE Capital, Oak Hill Investment Management and Warburg Pincus, among others.

Mr. Samman also represents his investment fund clients in connection with their investment activity, including leveraged buyouts, joint ventures and minority equity investment transactions. In particular, he has represented private equity and venture capital funds in connection with numerous preferred stock investments in technology and emerging growth companies. Mr. Samman also regularly counsels emerging growth companies from their initial start-up phase through multiple rounds of financing, strategic growth and exit opportunities.

Awards & Accolades

  • Super Lawyers recognized Mr. Samman as one of its “Rising Stars” (2013-2014)
  • Recommended by Legal 500 US in Investment Fund Formation and Management: Alternative/Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds (2016).

Speaking Engagements

  • “How to Benefit in 2009’s Secondary Marketplace: Who the Sellers and Buyers Are, What They’re Waiting for and What Their Tipping Point Will Be,” Capital Roundtable’s Master Class, 2009.