Curtis Vella is a corporate associate in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and a member of the Investment Funds Practice Group.
He advises sponsors on the formation, structuring, marketing and operation of their investment funds, including strategic secondary and other fund-related transactions. Curtis also represents institutional investors in connection with their investments in private investment funds.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Curtis was an associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP where he was a member of the Private Funds practice group in New York. Before practicing in New York, he was a solicitor in the Sydney office of Herbert Smith Freehills, where he advised clients on a range of domestic and cross-border matters, including M&A, equity capital markets, and other structured transactions.
In addition to his day-to-day practice, Curtis acts on a variety of pro bono matters.
He received his Juris Doctor (with Distinction) from The University of New South Wales in 2017 and his Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Sydney in 2014.
Curtis is admitted to practice in the State of New York. He is also admitted in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.
The University of New South Wales - 2017 Juris Doctor
The University of Sydney - 2014 Bachelor of Commerce
New York Bar