Michael Nissan

Lecturer in Law

Office: Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
767 Fifth Avenue
New York NY 10153
Tel: 212.310.8169
Email: mnissa@law.columbia.edu
Michael Nissan is a partner of the firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. He has a wide ranging practice in private equity which includes representing private funds and their sponsors in connection with their formation as well as representing institutional investors in such funds.

Mr. Nissan has been awarded the highest ranking by Chambers Global World's Leading Lawyers. He was the founding chairman of the Private Investment Fund Forum and continues to serve as a member of its Executive Committee. He has also served as a member of the Advisory Board of Private Equity Terms and Conditions - The Current State of the Market for Venture Capital, Buyout, and Mezzanine Funds, published by Asset Alternatives Inc.

A summa cum laudegraduate of Syracuse University, with a dual major in economics and psychology, Mr. Nissan holds a J.D. from New York University School of Law.