Maury Slevin is a counsel in the Corporate Department and a member of the firm’s Private Funds Group. Maury’s practice focuses on the organization and operation of a wide variety of private investment funds, including buyout funds, hedge funds, hybrid funds, credit funds, distressed funds, direct lending funds, structured product funds (including CLO-focused funds) and hard asset funds. He also has extensive experience in the formation and operation of funds-of-one and separately managed accounts for a wide array of U.S. and non-U.S. investors. Maury also advises fund sponsors on “upper tier” and management company arrangements as well as co-investment arrangements and structures.
Prior to returning to Paul, Weiss, Maury spent over five years in-house at Oak Hill Advisors, where he most recently was a Principal and Associate General Counsel. During his time at Oak Hill Advisors, Maury oversaw the legal documentation, tax structuring, regulatory considerations and investor negotiations for all private equity-style funds, hedge fund-style funds, funds-of-one and separately managed accounts. During this time, Maury also developed a deep understanding of the inner-workings and day-to-day operations of a credit sponsor, which provides him with a unique commercial and client-focused perspective that he applies with respect to the representation of his clients.
Maury began his legal career as an Associate in the Corporate Department and a member of the firm’s Private Funds Group. During this time, Maury’s clients included, among others:
- Apollo Global Management;
- Blackstone/GSO Capital Partners;
- Reservoir Capital;
- Värde Partners; and
- Wasserstein & Co. (n/k/a EagleTree Capital)
In 2018, Maury participated in a panel titled, “Key Trends Relating to Direct Lending” at the 19th Annual International Conference on Private Investment Funds hosted by the International Bar Association.