Eileen Overbaugh Counsel

New York
T 973.597.6140 | F 973.597.6141

Eileen advises hedge funds, private equity funds, venture funds, and other pooled investment vehicles in connection with structuring, formation, and ongoing operations. She is also a trusted advisor on regulatory and compliance issues.

Offering the benefit of extensive experience, Eileen negotiates seed and strategic investments as well as joint ventures, managed account arrangements, and other alternative investment relationships. Her practice is focused particularly on the business arrangements between principals of hedge funds and private equity funds, including governance of the investment manager and general partners of such funds.

Beyond her investment management and compliance experience, Eileen also drafts and negotiates complex shareholder agreements, limited liability agreements, and joint venture agreements for companies in numerous industries.

Eileen is known for building strong relationships with clients and understanding their business goals. She provides efficient, practical legal advice to a variety of clients, from family-owned enterprises to multinational investment advisors.

Principal areas of focus include:

  • Fund formation
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment management
  • Private equity
  • Governance

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, "Trends in Fund Formation," DMS Offshore Women's Compliance Breakfast Series, May 2016

  • Panelist, "LP Due Diligence Done Right: Should You Really Invest in that Fund?," Women's Alternative Investment Summit, November 2015


New Jersey Adopts Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act to Replace New Jersey's Existing Limited Liability Company Act: An Overview of Significant Changes
LexisNexis® Emerging Issues Analysis, February 2013
Jeffrey Shapiro, Eileen Overbaugh
SEC Guidance on Climate Change Disclosure
Corporate Finance & Securities and Environmental Client Alert, August 2010
Jeffrey Shapiro, Eileen Overbaugh
When It Comes to Oppression, Corporations and LLCs Are Not Created Equal
Bloomberg Law Reports - Corporate Law, April 2010
Richard Wilkinson, Nicholas San Filippo, Eileen Overbaugh
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Related Areas

Investment Management


Seton Hall University School of Law ( J.D. , 2009 ) , summa cum laude
Drew University ( B.A. , 2006 ) , summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

New York
New Jersey


  • Member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Member of the New York Women's Bar Association