Monica Arora

Monica Arora is a partner and co-head of the Private Funds Group at Proskauer.

Monica advises asset managers across the full spectrum of investment fund matters. Her particular expertise concentrates within the areas of buyout, credit, growth equity, real assets and infrastructure funds, including the establishment of bespoke fund structures, joint ventures and other strategic arrangements for sponsors globally.

Monica is a thought leader in the industry.  She is consistently ranked as a leading investment funds lawyer, including by Chambers USA and The Legal 500 and is frequently invited to speak on panels at various industry related events. She is also a prominent and engaged member of the private funds community, including as a contributor to the New York City Bar Association’s Private Investment Funds Committee, Women in Private Equity and Private Equity Women Investor Network.

Monica’s leadership extends well beyond her role as Co-Head of the department as she is a key member of numerous diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives  and was named by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association as a 2022 Rainmaker.  She is an active board member of Her Justice, a leading organization that provides free legal help to low-income women living in New York City, and is also actively engaged in a number of charitable boards outside of the Firm.

Prior to joining Proskauer, Monica was the global head of the investment funds group at White & Case.