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The Private Equity Law Report (PELR) analyzes critical legal issues in the PE industry, including related to rulemaking, compliance, taxation, fund structures, marketing and other operational challenges PE sponsors confront on an ongoing basis.
Leveraging the proven editorial approach of the Hedge Fund Law Report (HFLR) over the last decade, the PELR provides subscribers with proprietary analysis on dynamic issues in the industry through plain-English guidance to assist legal counsel and compliance professionals. Ultimately, the PELR’s team of attorneys works tirelessly to provide the information and tools subscribers need to revise their practices, policies and procedures to mitigate risk, as well as to stay abreast of trends and developments in the PE industry.
Subscribers to the PELR receive a summary of new proprietary analysis via an email alert each Tuesday. In addition, subscribers have access to the PELR’s full database of analysis across 120 topics and 1,800 articles, as well as its archive of recent webinars on industry topics. The PELR database employs advanced searchability and filtering to enable subscribers to locate matters that are most relevant to them.
The PELR is part of the Law Report Group, an ION company.
If you are a GC, CCO, compliance officer, outside legal counsel, consultant or service provider in the PE industry, we are pleased to provide you with an opportunity to evaluate the PELR through a two-week trial. To set up trial access, please contact Ionanalyticsfirstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Annual subscriptions are available on an individual and enterprise level. Current HFLR subscribers interested in adding the PELR to their subscription are eligible for a discounted rate. Please contact Ionanalyticsemail@example.com for more information.
Subscribers to the PELR are granted exclusive access to market-leading insight and proprietary analysis of key developments in PE laws, regulations and industry developments around the world. A subscription includes:
- Each week’s issue of the PELR delivered to your inbox;
- Password access to all content in each week’s issue;
- Fully searchable research archive containing all prior articles and webinars; and
- Downloadable, printer-friendly version of all current and previous PELR articles
If you are a legal or compliance professional in the PE industry, including a partner in a law firm, we would be happy to speak with you about opportunities to collaborate as a contributor or source for future articles in the PELR. Please contact Rorie Norton, Editor-in-Chief of the PELR, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
As Managing Editor, Jill leads the Law Report Group products, which include the Private Equity Law Report, Hedge Fund Law Report, Cybersecurity Law Report and Anti-Corruption Report.
Jill was previously an editor at Thomson Reuters and spent the majority of her legal career as a litigator at Dentons, where she gained significant experience in both state and federal courts on a wide array of matters, including intellectual property and contracts. She was also Of Counsel at The Lustigman Firm where her practice focused on advertising law, including regulatory work and litigating false advertising and unfair competition claims.
Jill graduated summa cum laude from Touro Law School, where she was a Law Review editor, and has a B.S. in public relations from The University of Florida.
For editorial questions or suggestions, you can reach Jill at email@example.com.
Rorie A. Norton
Rorie is the Editor-in-Chief of the Private Equity Law Report who uses his legal background and experience in the private funds industry to help private fund managers mitigate their operational risks and navigate an evolving compliance landscape. He began his legal career as an associate at Ropes & Gray representing private equity funds, both on the debt financing and equity sides, in portfolio company acquisitions. Prior to joining the PELR, Rorie was an associate attorney at Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen where he advised private fund managers on structuring, launching, offering and administering fund vehicles.
Rorie received his bachelor’s degree with a double major in political science and international studies from the University of Richmond, and his J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law. He graduated magna cum laude from both institutions.
Rorie can be reached here: firstname.lastname@example.org.
As Associate Editor of the Private Equity Law Report, Jeff covers legal and regulatory developments and provides in-depth analysis of compliance issues facing the private funds industry. Jeff is a former federal prosecutor with extensive experience leading complex civil actions to recover proceeds of criminal activity. He currently provides strategic and specialized counsel to high-net-worth clients, focusing on corporate transactions, commercial contracts and corporate governance matters.
Jeff has a law degree from the Syracuse University College of Law and received his bachelor's degree in justice studies from Arizona State University.
Robin L. Barton
As Editor, Robin covers private funds law, as well as related governance, compliance and risk issues. She writes articles of various types based on research and extensive interviews of industry experts, such as law and accounting firm partners; private fund manager leaders, including GCs, CCOs, COOs, CFOs and others; prime broker and administrator executives; and institutional investor decision-makers.
Robin has more than 15 years of editorial and reporting experience, writing about compliance issues in a variety of industries and legal contexts. She also worked for eight years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office.
Robin has a law degree from New York University School of Law, where she served as a teaching assistant for a legal research and writing course, and graduated from Purdue University with a BA in political science and a minor in English.
Robin can be reached here: email@example.com.
Hena has been a reporter for the Private Equity Law Report since its inception in 2019, primarily covering expert panels, industry reports, regulatory enforcement actions and proposed regulations on legal and regulatory developments relevant to private funds.
Hena has an LLB/BA (Psychology) from the University of Auckland, New Zealand; is qualified as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand; and is a solicitor of the Supreme Court for England and Wales. Hena has more than two decades’ experience in banking, insurance and commercial litigation in international law firms and boutique law firms in Auckland, London and New York.
Vincent D. Pitaro
Vincent has been a Legal Analyst for the Law Report Group since early 2009. He covers legal and regulatory developments, compliance issues, enforcement proceedings and private litigation.
Vincent attended Georgetown University, where he majored in economics, and Harvard Law School. After law school, he gained experience in venture capital, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, secured lending and trade regulation at the firm of Reboul, MacMurray, Hewitt, Maynard & Kristol, which later merged with Ropes & Gray. He also has significant independent private practice experience, concentrating in the areas of real estate; general business counseling; estate planning; and trust and estate administration.
Vincent can be reached here: firstname.lastname@example.org.
As Content Manager of the Law Report Group, Emily copy edits and proofreads all content in the Private Equity Law Report, the Cybersecurity Law Report, the Anti-Corruption Report and the Hedge Fund Law Report.
Emily has a background in publishing and marketing as well as experience editing a variety of legal content. Prior to joining the Law Report Group, she managed several publications for a state REALTORS® association. She has also previously worked as a marketing director and paralegal.