Jim Kelly
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Jim Kelly

Partner
kelly.jim@dorsey.com

Overview

JIM ADVISES A WIDE RANGE OF INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT FIRMS, PROVIDING ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT MANAGERS AND INVESTORS EXPERIENCED COUNSEL REGARDING INNOVATIVE INVESTMENT PRODUCTS.

Jim has broad industry expertise, including advising hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds, and venture capital funds. He also advises clients with respect to separate accounts and joint venture arrangements.

Jim assists clients with the structure and organization of investment funds and accounts and with regulatory compliance, operational, and investment matters. He also provides counsel on the formation and operation of sponsor and management entities and arrangements among firm principals.

Jim has helped investment managers and investors with complex business arrangements, including launching and seeding new investment programs and businesses, fund restructurings, management reorganizations, and spin-outs.

Education & Admissions

University of Toronto Faculty of Law (LL.B., 2000)

University of Alberta (B.A., 1996)

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Utah

Experience

Fund Formation

  • Fund structure and formation
  • Sponsor and management entity structure and formation
  • Investor representation
  • Compliance and operations
  • Investment transactions
  • Joint ventures
Business, Corporate, and Finance
  • Choice of entity and formation
  • Corporate counseling
  • Securities law compliance and governance
  • Equity and debt financings
  • Mergers and acquisitions

News & Resources

News & Press Mentions

Dorsey Continues Rapid Strategic Growth in Salt Lake City

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Member, American Bar Association

Accolades

  • Utah Legal Elite, Mergers and Acquisitions
Jim Kelly