Keith serves on the three-person Executive Committee for the firm and leads one of Philadelphia’s most successful investment fund practices. He regularly represents private investment funds and their sponsors in their formation and operation, and also represents institutional investors in their investment transactions. His representation of investment funds has ranged in size from $10 million to more than $2.5 billion, domestically and internationally. His broad experience includes venture capital, real estate, buyout, structured finance, distressed debt, special situation, mezzanine and hedge funds.
For more than 25 years, Keith has worked on some of the country’s most high profile and notable investment funds. These intricate transactions can often take as long as 18 months to 2 years to complete and their investor base includes well-known university endowments, state and corporate pension plans, education plans and other traditional institutional investors.
In addition, Keith regularly represents clients from across the United States in connection with a variety of business and commercial matters including private placements, private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, sales and purchases of businesses, partnership and limited liability company transactions, and general corporate matters.
Keith was a practicing Certified Public Accountant prior to becoming an attorney. His distinctive combination of legal, tax and accounting expertise uniquely positions him to advise clients on a broad range of corporate transactions, while at the same time structuring those transactions in a tax efficient manner.
New York University, LL.M., Taxation
Rutgers University School of Law-Newark, J.D.
University of Maryland, B.S.
Member, Philadelphia Bar Association
Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member, American Bar Association
Frequent lecturer, Fund formation topics
Co-author, “SEC Adopts New Rules and Rule Amendments Regarding Regulation of Private Funds and Advisers,” August 29, 2023
Mentioned, “Why a Philly parking mogul is planning to spend $100 million on surface lots in other states,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 8, 2022
Author, “SEC Proposes Amendments to Rule 701 of the Securities Act of 1933,” December 16, 2020
Author, “SEC Amends the “Accredited Investor” Definition,” August 27, 2020.