Gavin Alexander is an associate in the Boston office of Ropes & Gray LLP, and he presently serves as a Co-Chair of the Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association. His practice focuses on representing investment advisers, hedge funds, private equity funds, and institutional investors on a variety of transactional and regulatory matters. Gavin represents private fund advisers on all aspects of their businesses, from initial formation, Advisers Act registration, and marketing and launching both open-end and closed-end funds, to a wide range of compliance and operational matters, and to eventual sales and wind-downs. Gavin also regularly advises institutional investors on co-investments and secondary transactions. Gavin received his B.A. in Theater and Mathematics from Wesleyan University in 2007, and he graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2012. Before joining Ropes & Gray, Gavin completed a judicial clerkship with Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Gavin was recently named as one of the Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 (Class of 2017) by the National LGBT Bar Association.