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University of Virginia, J.D., 2005

Virginia Tech, B.A., summa cum laude, 2002, Phi Beta Kappa


Henry Riffe practices in the area of corporate and commercial law, with an emphasis on private equity and venture capital transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

Henry co-chairs the firm’s Fund Formation and Investment Management Practice Group, where he routinely represents institutional investors with their investments in private equity, venture capital, hedge funds and various other types of alternative investment funds. He also regularly represents general partners in the formation and ongoing management of private investment funds. In the area of investment fund formation, Henry is also experienced in the formation, licensing and management of small business investment companies licensed by the U.S. Small Business Administration. His representation of general partners includes assisting them with a variety of general corporate law and employment matters.

In addition to his fund investment work, Henry is also experienced in the representation of institutional investors in their venture capital investments in operating companies and in the representation of both buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions transactions.

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  • National Association of Public Pension Attorneys
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