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Cornellians in Private Equity

David Wermuth

J.D.

Senior Principal and General Counsel
Stone Point Capital (Greenwich, CT)

Background

Mr. David J. Wermuth JD serves as a Senior Principal and General Counsel at Stone Point Capital LLC and a Member of the Investment Committees of the Trident Funds. Mr. Wermuth serves as a Senior Principal and General Counsel at Trident Fund II, Trident Fund III, Trident Fund IV, and Trident Fund V. He joined the firm in 1999 from Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP, where from 1996 to 1999 he was a Corporate Attorney specializing in mergers and acquisitions. Prior to this, Mr. Wermuth served as a Law Clerk to a federal judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and as an Auditor for KPMG Peat Marwick. He is a Director of Asset Allocation & Management Company, LLC, Edgewood Partners Holdings, LLC, GENEX Services, Inc., KKR - SPC Merchant Advisors LLC, OneWest Bank Group, LLC, SKY Harbor Capital Holdings LLC and StoneRiver Holdings, Inc. Mr. Wermuth served as a Director of AMS Services and Vertafore, Inc.

Education

Mr. Wermuth holds a Bachelor’s degree from Yale University, a M.B.A. from New York University, and a J.D. from Cornell Law School.