Proskauer appoints Mungovan as partner in Boston office
Private funds specialist Timothy W Mungovan has joined Proskauer as a Partner in the firm’s Boston office. Mungovan was the founder and leader of the Private Fund Disputes team and was formerly the Practice Group Leader of the Commercial Litigation and Financial Services and Securities Litigation Practice Groups at Nixon Peabody.
Mungovan will continue to focus his practice on litigation involving private investment funds and fund sponsors, including hedge funds, private equity funds, venture funds, and other investment vehicles. He has represented funds, fund sponsors, investment advisers, managers, principals, feeder funds, institutional and individual investors in various disputes, including control contests, partnership disputes, securities claims, restructurings, general partner removals and claims of fraud.
In addition to his private investment fund disputes practice, Mungovan has experience in a variety of complex disputes, including securities, fiduciary duties, fraud and trade secrets litigation, as well as government investigations and regulatory matters. Mungovan was recognised by Chambers USA for Commercial Litigation in Massachusetts in 2010 and 2011.
“Tim has a broad-based practice in complex commercial litigation that serves as a true strategic complement to our corporate practice, particularly our representation of private investment funds, fund sponsors and their portfolio companies,” said Robert J. Cleary, co-Chair of Proskauer’s Litigation Department. “He is an important addition to our Boston-based litigation practice and our firmwide capabilities.”
“The deep domain expertise and global scope of Tim’s practice will be of particular benefit to our fund clients as we continue to expand and enhance our private investment funds-related capabilities across the firm,” said Robin A. Painter, co-Chair of Proskauer’s Corporate Department and global co-head of the Private Investment Funds Group.
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