Ingrid has more than 35 years of legal experience in private equity fund formation, private placements, mergers and acquisitions, and SEC investment adviser and broker/dealer registration and compliance.
Ingrid’s practice focuses on the needs of private equity and private real estate investment firms. She has represented private equity clients in all aspects of their transactional needs, including fund formation, private placements, securities regulation (including Regulation D and Investment Company Act of 1940 exemptions), acquisition, financing, and disposition of private companies and real estate, and advice regarding Dodd Frank investment adviser compliance, broker/dealer issues, and other regulatory requirements that impact private equity funds.
Ingrid spent 22 years as in-house counsel to a Philadelphia-based private equity and real estate investment boutique with 12 years as a principal and member of the investment committee. As counsel, Ingrid managed the legal work for more than 100 investment funds with strategies ranging from private equity funds of funds, private equity investment funds, real estate investment funds, hedge funds of funds, structured finance funds, and other alternative investment funds. Many of these investment funds involved negotiating joint venture agreements with strategic or operating partners, including complex governance and waterfall provisions. As a member of the investment committee, Ingrid was involved in the early stages of the investment decision-making process and understands the business considerations that impact private equity and real estate firms. Ingrid has managed registered investment adviser and broker-dealer compliance programs, as well as represented the registrants during examinations by the SEC and FINRA.
Ingrid returned to private practice in 2011. She served as the Philadelphia office managing partner of a Detroit-based law firm, and continued to represent her former private equity and real estate investment firm, as well as other private equity, real estate, and corporate clients. She speaks at seminars and conferences on a range of real estate and corporate issues, including recently participating in the program “Qualified Opportunity Zones: Understanding the Benefits & Opportunities in the Philadelphia Region.”
Ingrid earned her undergraduate degree from Villanova University and is a magna cum laude graduate of Villanova Law School, where she was an editor of the Villanova Law Review.