ZACH PATERICK is a senior managing associate in Sidley’s Chicago office. As a member of the firm’s Investment Funds and Private Equity practice groups, Zach regularly advises and represents alternative asset managers in the organization and operation of private funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, co-investment funds, hybrid funds, credit funds, special opportunity funds, single investor funds, separately managed accounts and other alternative asset investment vehicles. He also represents investors in the negotiation of portfolio company investments, co-investments, joint ventures and other strategic transactions.
Sidley’s award-winning Investment Funds group provides top-tier service to all aspects of the private funds industry. Chambers USA awarded the group top band rankings in Hedge Funds every year since 2008. Sidley has also been named “Law Firm of the Year” in Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law in U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2022 “Best Law Firms.”
Zach received his B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross (Economics-Accounting), his J.D. magna cum laude from The University of Michigan Law School, where he was a member of the Michigan Campbell Moot Court Executive Board and his MBA from The University of Michigan Ross School of Business. Zach graduated from Michigan Law as a member of its chapter of The Order of the Coif. Zach is a former CPA (not renewed) in the State of Illinois.