New York, March 6, 2017Benjamin Kozinn has joined Lowenstein Sandler LLP as a partner in the Investment Management Group. Kozinn has joined Lowenstein Sandler from Claren Road Asset Management, LLC, a large global credit-focused hedge fund formerly majority-owned by The Carlyle Group, where he served as General Counsel. Kozinn previously served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Director of Hedge Fund consulting in Deutsche Bank's prime brokerage business.

Robert G. Minion, Chair of Lowenstein Sandler's Investment Management Group, said, "Ben's experience, business savvy, and in-depth knowledge of the issues facing funds, fund managers, and investors will be of immeasurable benefit to our clients. We are thrilled to have him as part of our team."

Kozinn said, "I was drawn to Lowenstein Sandler because of the strength of its investment management practice and its ability to help funds navigate the increasingly complex terms and choices they face in today's market. I am grateful to be part of such a strong team as we help steer our clients through an evolving market."

"Ben brings value to every stage of the fund life cycle," said Peter Greene, Vice-Chair of the Investment Management Group. "His experience on both the buy-side and sell-side will provide our clients with an edge in a rapidly evolving environment. Funds and investment managers need lawyers who have been on the frontlines and can provide proactive counsel to help avoid risks and turn challenges into prospects for growth."

Kozinn is based in the firm's New York office.

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