LONDON, January 6, 2014: Morgan Lewis today announced that accomplished private equity and investment funds lawyer Tom Cartwright has joined the firm as a partner in the Business and Finance Practice, resident in London.
Mr. Cartwright was most recently a partner in the Private Equity and Investment Funds groups at another international law firm. He advises leading private equity and hedge funds based in London and New York and counsels family offices located in Dubai, Istanbul and London.
“Tom will add experience and excellence to our growing representation of private equity and hedge funds in London, and expand our M&A practice in the UK,” said Firm Chair Francis M. Milone. “We are pleased and proud to add a lawyer of his caliber.”
“We welcome Tom to the practice as he will deepen our cross-border transactional offering and ability to provide a high level of counsel to active investors in a multitude of industry sectors within the private equity arena,” said Charles Engros, leader of Morgan Lewis’s Business and Finance Practice. “Additionally, his experience advising family offices in the Middle East will help us to better serve a growing contingent of clients in the region.”
“Tom’s addition continues the expansion and meaningful transformation that our London office has undergone in recent years as part of an effort to provide UK and international clients counsel across a broad range of matters,” said Christopher Harrison, Co-Managing Partner of Morgan Lewis’s London office. “Tom’s skill set and experience will be well integrated with that of our fund formation lawyers and enhance our ability to assist funds considering investment in the UK and Europe,” he added.