DANA BEHNKE is an associate in the Investment Funds group in the firm’s New York office. Her practice includes representing clients in the offering and formation of private funds, counseling institutional investors in connection with their investments in private funds and advising registered funds and investment managers in connection with ongoing legal and regulatory compliance with the securities laws.
Sidley’s Investment Funds practice team has won numerous top awards as a provider of legal services to the private funds industry: two-time winner of Chambers and Partners’ “Investment Funds Team of the Year for the U.S.”; Institutional Investor’s Alpha magazine’s 2014 Alpha Awards top “onshore” (U.S.) law firm serving the hedge fund industry; four-time recipient of first-tier national rankings in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings for Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, and Derivatives and Futures Law; and ranked in the top band for Hedge Funds by Chambers USA every year since 2008.
Dana graduated cum laude from the New York University School of Law, where she was a managing editor of the Journal of Law & Business.
Admissions & Certifications
- New York
- New York University School of Law, J.D., 2017 (cum laude)
- Northwestern University, B.A., 2012 (magna cum laude)