Michael Schmieder

Michael Schmieder

Senior Attorney


Michael primarily advises private fund managers on the design and implementation of compliance policies and procedures.  Michael also advises on registration of investment advisers with the SEC.

Having led operational due diligence for large institutional investors, Michael has deep experience with the operational side of private funds and has an understanding of the influence that a strong compliance program has on institutional investors.

Michael’s expertise includes performing operational due diligence on more than 100 private equity funds and hedge funds across diverse strategies and asset classes.

Michael also has prior experience advising on fund formation of private funds.

Education & Admissions

Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 2002), magna cum laude

St. John's University (B.S., Criminal Justice, 1998), Dean's list 1997, 1998


  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Industries & Practices

  • Investment Management
Michael Schmieder