Ms. Slachta serves as chair of the firm’s Private Investment Funds Group.

Ms. Slachta concentrates her practice on domestic and international private investment funds. She represents fund managers in the formation of private funds and investments in portfolio companies, as well as limited partners investing in private funds. Ms. Slachta also has significant experience advising startup and emerging companies on formation and venture capital financings. She forms and advises social enterprises and charities on a range of issues including the creation of for-profit and non-profit hybrid structures.

Ms. Slachta has nearly twenty years of experience as a corporate transactional attorney at large international firms. Prior to joining FisherBroyles, LLP, she was Vice President and in-house counsel at Wellington Management Company LLP, a global investment adviser. Ms. Slachta also spent eight years at the large international law firms of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP in Boston and Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in their New York and London offices.

Ms. Slachta earned her J.D. from Yale Law School and an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics. Prior t...

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Lara Slachta

Partner | Chair, Private Investment Funds

[email protected]




New York


Yale Law School, J.D., 2004
London School of Economics, M.Sc., 1998
Providence College, B.A., 1997

Prior Law Firm Experience

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP

Practice Areas