Mr. Broadhurst, a partner in the firm’s Corporate Department, counsels investment advisory clients on a wide variety of issues, including the formation and operation of investment advisory firms, U.S. and offshore investment funds and other investment vehicles, employee compensation and regulatory compliance.
Mr. Broadhurst is widely regarded as one of the top lawyers representing hedge funds and other investment funds in the U.S. and has represented hundreds of funds and advisers over the course of his career. He is the head of the firm’s Investment Funds and Advisers Group, which is a nationally-recognized leader in representing hedge funds, venture capital funds, private equity funds, and private real estate funds and investment adviser registration and counseling.
While helping a number of highly successful money managers form hedge funds in the 1980s and 1990s, Mr Broadhurst was instrumental in establishing Shartsis Friese as the leading firm for hedge funds on the West Coast. For more than 30 years, the firm been recognized by industry publications as one of the top hedge fund practices in the world.
Mr. Broadhurst graduate with honors from the Stanford Law School. He is regularly listed in the International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers, which features only the foremost practitioners, and has been included in The Best Lawyers in America since 2006.