Martha F. Coultrap
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Martha F. Coultrap

Partner
coultrap.martha@dorsey.com

Overview

MARTHA HELPS CLIENTS COMPLETE INVESTMENTS IN PRIVATE EQUITY,  VENTURE CAPITAL, AND REAL ESTATE FUNDS AND NAVIGATE THE SECURITIES, TAX AND REGULATORY LANDSCAPE OF INVESTORS IN U.S. AND OFFSHORE ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS.

Martha’s clients include U.S. and non-U.S. regulated financial institutions, family offices, public and private pension funds, and private investors in buy-out, growth, special situations' in primary and secondary transactions. Her advice includes securities laws, tax, ERISA and other regulatory issues applicable to fund investments. Ms. Coultrap also advises on Community Reinvestment Act equity and debt investments and impact investment transactions.

Education & Admissions

University of Illinois College of Law (J.D., 1974)

Cornell University (A.B., 1971)

Admissions

  • New York

Experience

  • Responsible for secondary transactions involving over $500 million of limited partner commitments
  • During 2007, responsible for more than 70 private equity fund investments representing over $2 billion in commitments

News & Resources

Events & Speaking Engagements

Dorsey's Annual Private Funds Symposium
Dorsey's Private Funds Symposium 2018 Post-Event Resources

Select Presentations

  • Stuarts Investment Funds Conference 2017 - 15 Years & Climbing Sofitel New York Hotel (March 9, 2017)
  • Pay-to-Play and Lobbyist Registration: Current Developments and Compliance Issues Association of the Bar of the City of New York (June 28, 2011)
  • Conducting Privacy Compliance Due Diligence -- What Private Equity and VC Investors Need to Know Sullivan & Worcester LLP, New York, NY (April 27, 2011)
  • U.S./European Tax Update Harvard Club of New York City (September 22, 2009)
  • Legal Consequences of the Market Collapse & the Ongoing Fallout New York City Bar Association (February 25, 2009)

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Financial Services Regulatory
  • Investment Funds
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Member, Private Investment Funds Committee, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Director, Let's Get Ready
  • American Foreign Lawyers Association
Martha F. Coultrap