Rob Emerson has joined Goodwin in New York from Kirkland & Ellis. He will be a partner in the Private Investment Funds practice, further strengthening their secondaries bench. Rob advises private equity firms and their senior management on a wide variety of legal, compliance, and business issues. He counsels clients on fund transactional projects, having led numerous secondaries and strategic transactions on both the buy-side and sell-side in connection with portfolio companies, co-investments, and sponsor level transactions. Rob also has extensive experience advising sponsors in their fundraising efforts having raised both domestic and foreign based products that span from smaller emerging managers to well-established sponsors with offerings in excess of $15 billion.