Michael Jonas is a Partner in the Investment Management practice of Arendt & Medernach. He advises fund sponsors on the structuring, formation and ongoing operation of regulated and unregulated alternative investment funds across all asset classes, with a particular focus on private equity and venture capital. Additional areas of expertise include GP-led secondaries, fund governance matters, carried interest and co-investment arrangements. He also advises asset managers on investment fund transactions and related acquisition structures and regulatory compliance.

Previously, he gained substantial experience with a magic circle firm in Brussels and in Luxembourg.

Michael has been a member of the New York State Bar since 2004 and the Luxembourg Bar since 2007. He was a member of the Brussels Bar from 1998 to 2011.

Michael holds a Master's in Law (Licence en droit) from the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), as well as a Master’s in Laws (LL.M.) from New York University (NYU) School of Law (USA). He also holds an Advanced Certificate in Law & Business from NYU Leonard N. Stern School of Business and NYU School of Law.

Languages: English, French, German, Luxembourgish.