Vandana Harris advises clients on all aspects of domestic and international alternative investment transactions, as well as related U.S. and international tax matters. In the past year, Van has provided counsel on a multitude of hedge funds, domestic and international alternative transactions and joint ventures, as well as numerous separate accounts, co-investments and secondary sales for our public and corporate pension fund clients.
She has practiced in the U.K., Kenya and the U.S. since 1997 and concentrates her practice on structuring, drafting, negotiating and providing counsel to our clients with respect to international investments, private equity funds, hedge funds, venture capital funds, joint venture transactions and domestic and offshore investment vehicles.
LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2006
The College of Law (London) (with Commendation), 1995
LL.B., University of Bristol, 1993
District of Columbia, 2014
New York, 2007
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales, 1997
American Bar Association
Innovation Collective, Board of Advisors, 2018-Present
Nature Conservancy, Washington Chapter, Board Member, 2017-Present
Boys & Girls Clubs of King County – Youth of the Year Judge, 2016
Foster Pepper, PLLC
Jones Day (New York), Senior Associate, 2006-2010
Kensta Group of Companies (East Africa), Group General Counsel, 2004-2005