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Michael Riyad

Corporate Counsel
Michael is Corporate Counsel on the Fund Investment team, based in the firm’s Miami office. He provides legal review and analysis for primary fund investments recommended to the firm’s clients.

Prior to joining Hamilton Lane in 2023, Michael served as Corporate Counsel with AmeriLife Group, LLC where he handled the legal negotiations for all the company’s mergers and acquisitions and managed the various pre-closing and post-closing processes for such transactions. Michael began his career as an Associate at the law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson where he represented fund sponsors in numerous aspects of fund formation, including launch, negotiations with investment partners, and closings.

Michael received a J.D. from New York University School of Law and an undergraduate degree in Government from Cornell University. He is a member of the New York bar and Authorized House Counsel in Florida.
 

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