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Jesse Eisenberg

M.B.A. , J.D.

General Counsel
Portfolio Advisers (Darien, CT)

Background

Ms. Jesse Eisenberg is the General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and a Member of the Investment Committee at Portfolio Advisors, LLC. Ms. Eisenberg also serves as a Supporting Member on the Investment Committee for several Portfolio Advisors funds. She is based out of the Darien, Connecticut office. Prior to joining the firm in 2006, Ms. Eisenberg was an Associate at Clifford Chance US LLP where her work encompassed a broad range of transactions, including private equity fund formation, acquisitions and dispositions of portfolio investments, the securitization of private equity fund portfolios, strategic investments, public and private mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets transactions. Ms. Eisenberg also provided general corporate advice to a variety of public and private companies. Her work generally involved cross-border transactions and for a period, Ms. Eisenberg was stationed in Clifford Chance's Hong Kong office. She also previously served as a Manager at SCG Capital and a Fund Manager for the Big Red Ventures.

Education

Ms. Eisenberg has done a J.D. and an M.B.A. from Cornell University and B.A. from Columbia University.