Corporate Partner, Thomas Fawell, joins Rimon Law in its Chicago and Miami Offices
News Thomas Fawell · October 23, 2017
Growing its team of corporate partners, Thomas Fawell has joined Rimon in its Chicago office. Mr. Fawell joins Rimon from Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, where he served as a senior equity partner and member of the Management Committee.
Mr. Fawell practices in the areas of mergers & acquisitions and capital formation. He has handled complex negotiation and documentation protocols related to (i) securing asset funding of offshore income property; (ii) advising in-bound foreign capital for U.S. investments through the Cayman Islands and other tax neutral venues; and (iii) the design and implementation of Anti-Money Laundering/OFAC & FATCA compliance procedures.
With direct hands-on experience in hedge fund management, Mr. Fawell counsels companies in money management and compliance with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, including its application to real estate fund formation and oversight. Mr. Fawell also serves as General Counsel to a Miami-based hedge fund.
Additionally, Mr. Fawell advises high net worth investors in the strategic acquisition, disposition and financing of high value art and related investment collectables.
Mr. Fawell received his Juris Doctor from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He received his Bachelor of Science in Political Science, and Bachelor of Arts in English from North Central College, Naperville, Illinois (Cum Laude).
“Thomas brings deep legal expertise as well as practice know-how to our growing hedge fund practice. Together with Rimon Partners Robin Powers, Benjamin Douglas, Mark Diamond, and Douglas Schneller, Thomas can help expand Rimon’s offerings to its Fortune 100 as well as smaller hedge fund clients,” said Rimon’s CEO Michael Moradzadeh.
Rimon, which currently has 17 offices, is at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America's most innovative law firms. The firm’s managing partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers.