Caitlin Schaefer advises underwriters, sponsors, investment managers and investors on ERISA issues arising in structured finance transactions, including note and certificate offerings. She also counsels fund sponsors and investment managers on structuring and operating private funds so as to qualify for an exception to holding ERISA plan assets, including venture capital operating company and real estate operating company structuring.


Saint Mary's College, BA
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University of Maryland School of Law, JD, cum laude


  • Illinois