Quinn Moss, Co-Head of the firm’s Private Investment Funds Practice Group and a corporate lawyer for more than 20 years, has extensive experience representing financial institutions in connection with a variety of financing transactions, as well as serving as corporate counsel.

She represents public pension funds and other institutional investors in alternative investments, including private equity, mezzanine and hedge fund formation and co-investments. She has represented several of the most active public pension fund investors in private equity, either directly or through their captive vehicles managed by outside advisors, including the Washington State Investment Board, the Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, the New York Common Retirement Fund, New York City Retirement Systems, as well as other investors such as Investiture, Cigna Investments, Wafra Investments, the Knights of Columbus, and Caspian Private Equity, as well as the former Credit Suisse Customized Fund Investment Group.

  • Quinn is a member of the National Association of Public Plan Pension Attorneys, a former trustee and current co-chair of the Education Committee of the American College of Investment Counsel 22 (ACIC), a recent member of the Private Investment Funds Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and is admitted to the New York and Washington, D.C., bars. She has moderated and presented at private equity panels at ACIC, AAAIM and NAIC conferences in New York and Chicago, and was lead author of “Fundraising Terms and Conditions: Legal Developments in Key Countries” as published in Private Equity and Venture Capital: Regulation and Good Practice (Risk Books, 2014). Quinn is also a regular presenter at Orrick’s annual series of “Private Equity Investor Roundtables,” including presentations on material terms negotiated for private funds and distinctive issues related to buyout, venture, mezzanine funds and real estate opportunity funds.

    Prior to joining Orrick in 1992, Quinn was an associate at Masunaga, Nagashima & Hashimoto in Tokyo, Japan, and at the affiliated New York office of Colamarino & Nagashima. Quinn received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and her B.A. from Harvard University.

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