Justin Storms is a corporate partner based in the New York office and a member of the firm’s Investment Management Group.
Mr. Storms represents clients in a wide range of activities in the private alternative investment space, including the organization of traditional private investment funds and co-investment structures, the establishment of bespoke separately managed accounts and platforms, the development of “house” governance and compensation structures, and select representations of institutional investors. Mr. Storms’ recent experience includes acting for clients such as The Carlyle Group, HarbourVest Partners and KKR, among others.
Recognized as a leading individual for private equity funds by Chambers Global (2021) and Chambers USA (2020), sources say he is “technically very strong, has a very sharp mind and gets on top of difficult structures very quickly.” The guides describe him as “incredibly insightful” and a “fount of knowledge in fund formation matters.” He is also praised by clients for his “incredibly deep understanding of the issues at hand” and for being “an extremely commercial and practical lawyer” who is “able to come up with smart and creative solutions.” Mr. Storms is also recognized by The Legal 500 US (2020).
Mr. Storms joined the firm in 2019. He received his B.A. summa cum laude from The University of Texas in 2000 and a J.D. magna cum laude from New York University School of Law in 2003. He is admitted to practice in New York.