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Cornellians in Private Equity

Sanford Krieger


General Counsel and Partner
AEA Investors LP (New York, NY)


Mr. Krieger joined AEA as general counsel and partner in 2003. He has been a senior partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, joining that firm in 1973 and becoming a partner in 1977. For the prior sixteen years, in his capacity as a Fried Frank partner, Mr. Krieger has worked on a broad range of transactions as adviser to AEA, including advising AEA on both new investments and liquidity events. He also worked closely with AEA on many strategic and internal matters. During his career at Fried Frank, he concentrated his practice on business acquisitions and strategic planning. For the past few years, Mr. Krieger has divided his time between Fried Frank's New York and London offices, serving in the latter as the firm's senior partner.


Mr. Krieger received a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. from Cornell University both with honors. He is admitted to the bar in New York.