Philip C. McDermott

Philip C. McDermott



Counsels clients with respect to investment funds, joint ventures, security issuance and M&A activity. Former SVP of a publicly traded, multistrategy asset management firm.

Phil McDermott brings insight from his breadth of experience in corporate transactions to advise investors. He provides sponsors and investors counsel on regulatory matters and capital formation activities. Phil’s experience includes the formation and operation of investment funds across a range of strategies and asset classes, including private equity, real estate, performing and stressed credit, venture capital and hedge funds.

His in-house experience encompassed a range of transactional matters, including the issuance of listed and unlisted securities, financing matters, mergers and acquisitions, and the formation and structuring of derivative products. Additionally, Phil represents both capital parties and operators in joint venture transactions and also regularly counsels sponsors and investors on regulatory matters in connection with their investing and fundraising activities, including with respect to the Securities Act, the Exchange Act, the Investment Advisers Act, the Investment Company Act, the Commodity Exchange Act and related regulations.

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J.D., 2009, University of Texas School of Law

B.A., 2004, Claremont McKenna College