Jamie Sklar

Jamie Sklar

Attorney at Law

New York
New York
Licensed in
McGill University
Jamie is a corporate attorney with an MBA who practices corporate law with a solid foundation in valuation, financial statement analysis, corporate strategy and tax.

Before going back to private practice with a boutique firm, Jamie served as a senior in-house lawyer at a multi-billion dollar registered investment manager of a global hedge fund and global private equity funds with a focus on private equity (transactions, fund formation, and finance), employment matters and carried interest sharing plans on a global basis.

Previously, Jamie practiced at White & Case and Sidley Austin focusing on M&A, Finance and other corporate
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Bailey Duquette P.C.


May 2012 - Present

Represents companies and investment funds in a broad range of corporate matters with a particular focus on M&A, fund formation and financing transactions. Serves as outside General Counsel with respect to day to day corporate and commercial matters of various clients and represents companies and individuals on employment and executive compensation matters. Represents Canadian companies in connection with cross border transactions and operations in the U.S..

May 2012 - Present

Strategic Value Partners, LLC

Associate General Counsel

Sep 2007 - May 2012

In-house counsel to registered investment manager of global distressed/restructuring hedge fund and five global distressed opportunities private equity funds.

Work closely with investment team on all aspects of private equity transactions from analysis of investment opportunities as a participant in the firm’s global Investment Approval Committee meetings to managing negotiation of operative documents and closing of transactions. Responsibilities also include managing disputes with transaction counterparties, structuring and forming new private equity funds and special purpose entities and handling of day to day legal affairs of the management company (e.g. making and enforcing policy relating to marketing materials, structuring of tax efficient participation in the firm’s carried interest pool, handling employment related matters and managing outside counsel expenses)

Sep 2007 - May 2012

White & Case

Senior Associate, Mergers & Acquisitions Group

Sep 2004 - Sep 2007

Represented U.S. and international financial, industrial and service institutions in connection with M&A transactions with an emphasis on private equity investments. Responsibilities included drafting and negotiating operative documents for mergers, stock purchases, asset purchases and joint ventures and advising clients with respect to related laws. Managed teams of midlevel and junior associates in drafting documents and closing transactions.

Sep 2004 - Sep 2007

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