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Mr. Shendelman is the General Counsel and Partner at Perella Weinberg Partners. In this role, Mr. Shendelman is responsible for providing legal counsel to the Firm, including its advisory and asset management businesses, specializing in its Fairness Committee practice, as well as its asset management acquisitions and product launches. Mr. Shendelman also serves as the General Counsel of PWP Capital, which holds the former asset management business of PWP OpCo prior to the PWP Separation.
Mr. Shendelman has approximately 20 years of legal experience. Prior to joining Perella Weinberg Partners in January of 2007, Mr. Shendelman was at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP from 2000 to 2007, where he most recently served in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group as a Senior Associate responsible for advising public companies, private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies and financial advisors on transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs, restructurings, hostile transactions, and roll-ups. Mr. Shendelman also worked as an associate in Davis Polk & Wardwell’s Capital Markets and Investment Management groups.
Mr. Shendelman earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Brandeis University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia, School of Law. He serves on the Board of Wave Hill, a New York Public Garden and Cultural Center in the Riverdale Section of the Bronx in New York City.