Gibson Dunn Adds Investment Funds Regulatory Partner Kevin Bettsteller

June 28, 2023

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Kevin Bettsteller will join the firm’s Los Angeles office.  He will be a member of the firm’s Investment Funds Practice Group, and will continue his investment funds regulatory practice, which is focused on advising clients on a wide variety of investment management and securities law matters.

“We are delighted to welcome Kevin to Gibson Dunn,” said Shukie Grossman, Co-Chair of the firm’s Investment Funds Practice Group.  “The Gibson Dunn investment funds platform has grown significantly in the last few years, and Kevin’s addition will further enhance our ability to meet the increased market demand for skilled advisors who can provide pragmatic solutions in this space.”

“Kevin will be a strong addition to the Gibson Dunn team,” said Candice Choh, Co-Partner in Charge of the firm’s Los Angeles office.  “Kevin’s experience guiding private investment fund sponsors through evolving regulatory requirements will prove invaluable to our clients.”

“I am excited to begin the next chapter of my career at Gibson Dunn,” said Kevin.  “I look forward to adding my experience to the Gibson Dunn platform to help our clients navigate what is certain to continue to be a heightened regulatory environment.  Moreover, the firm’s reputation for having a truly collaborative culture precedes it, and I look forward to being a part of this very talented team.”

Kevin continues a period of extensive growth for Gibson Dunn’s Investment Funds Practice Group.  Recent high caliber additions include partners Kira Idoko, Eve Mrozek and Roger Singer in New York, A.J. Frey in Washington, D.C., and James Hays in Houston.

About Kevin Bettsteller

Kevin will continue his investment funds regulatory practice focused on representing financial services companies, such as private equity, infrastructure, real estate, credit, venture capital and hedge fund sponsors, and other asset managers, REITs, registered investment companies, business development companies and their independent directors, SPACs and their sponsors, and broker-dealers on a wide variety of investment management and securities law matters.

He has significant experience in the structuring, formation, offering and operation of private investment funds and other investment products, agreements with service providers, fund restructurings, and asset manager M&A transactions, including GP minority investments.  He also advises on regulatory, compliance, governance, and operational matters, including preparing for and responding to SEC exams and enforcement inquiries.

Kevin graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 2006.