Nadia Sager represents top private fund sponsors and investors in forming, investing in, and operating leading domestic and international private funds. She draws on more than 25 years' of experience and formerly served as Global Co-Chair of the Investment Funds Practice.

Ms. Sager regularly advises a full range of sponsors, from first-time fund managers to leading institutional asset managers, as well as the full spectrum of institutional investors — including sovereign wealth funds, strategic corporates, funds of funds,  family offices, and tax-exempt organizations.

She helps sponsors with their formation, global fundraising, capital deployment, and operating activities for a range of private funds, including:

  • Real estate funds
  • Infrastructure funds
  • Energy funds
  • Debt funds
  • Buyout funds
  • Venture funds
  • Co-investment funds

Complementing her fund work, she is a leading practitioner in the development of creative and innovative vehicles. She combines market savvy with technical skill to help clients form a range of structures including:

  • Closed-end funds
  • Open-end and evergreen funds
  • Permanent capital vehicles
  • Joint ventures
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Club arrangements
  • Other syndicated vehicles

Ms. Sager regularly advises on, structures, and negotiates major transactions, including:

  • Fund formation transactions
  • GP-led secondary sale transactions
  • Buying and selling control and minority stakes in asset management firms
  • Co-investment arrangements
  • Internal sponsor arrangements 
  • Sponsor spin-outs 
  • Separation arrangements

Leadership

Ms. Sager has been instrumental in the formation of a number of Latham’s global diversity, equity, and inclusion programs. Most notably, she co-founded the Women’s Leadership Academy and served as the original chair of Latham’s market-leading attorney diversity program. 

She has held multiple practice leadership roles at the firm, including as Global Co-Chair of the Investment Funds Practice, Local Corporate Department Chair, and Global Chair of the firm’s attorney training program.

Ms. Sager's representative clients, include:

  • Bay Grove Capital
  • Bridge Development
  • Bridge Investment Group
  • DNS Capital and other Pritzker Family Offices
  • DoubleLine Capital
  • Fireside Investments
  • GreatPoint Ventures
  • Hackman Capital Partners
  • IQHQ Advisors
  • Lineage Logistics
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Oaktree Capital Management
  • Oaktree Infrastructure
  • Peak Capital
  • Schnitzer West
  • The StepStone Group
  • Xebec Realty

Bar Qualification

  • California

Education

  • JD, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 1996
  • BA, University of California, Los Angeles, 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English

Practices

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February 22, 2017Recognition

Influential Women: Nadia Sager

Corporate partner recognized among San Diego's most influential women both for her practice work focused on investment funds and for her leadership promoting diversity in the legal and business communities.