John P. Hamilton

John Hamilton


John Hamilton focuses his practice on private fund managers, advising on the formation and structuring of investment vehicles across a variety of alternative asset classes, including hedge funds, private equity and impact investment vehicles. John also counsels clients on related transactional and compliance matters. In addition, he represents institutional investors allocating to alternative investment funds.

Prior to joining Stradley Ronon, John was at Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong as the Asia Head of Hedge Fund Consulting, where he provided strategic guidance to hedge fund managers in launching and scaling their businesses. Previously, he served as in-house counsel at Highbridge Capital Management, LLC and practiced as a fund lawyer at another global law firm in New York. John earned his law degree from New York University School of Law and his B.A. in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia.

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Bar Admissions
  • New York
  • J.D., New York University School of Law
  • B.A., University of Virginia

Member, Impact Investing Legal Working Group

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, “Considerations for a Holistic Communication Surveillance Program,” ACA Compliance Group’s Fall Compliance Conference
  • Panelist, “New Approaches to Aggregating Capital into the Impact Investing Space,” New York University School of Law Conference on Legal Issues in Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing
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