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Stephen T. Mears is a partner in the Corporate Department and co-head of the Private Investment Funds Group. He concentrates on private investment funds, including venture capital, growth equity and buyout funds. He represents fund sponsors in all aspects of fund formation, operation and management, including fund structuring, portfolio investments, sales and distributions, internal governance and management, regulatory compliance and ongoing maintenance and administration. Stephen also represents institutional investors in connection with their participation in private investment funds.

Stephen has recently represented sponsors in raising funds ranging in size from under $100 million to over $2.5 billion. Representative clients include:

  • GenCap America
  • General Catalyst Partners
  • New Enterprise Associates
  • Sterling Partners 

  • Thrive Capital Partners