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Rimon Law welcomes Sean Byrne as Investment Management Partner in its San Francisco office

News Sean Byrne Sean Byrne · January 19, 2021

San Francisco, CA – Rimon is proud to welcome Sean Byrne as an Investment Management Partner in the firm’s San Francisco office.

Mr. Byrne joins Rimon from Morrison & Foerster.

Mr. Byrne focuses his practice on the investment management industry, handling all aspects of the formation and operation of venture capital, real estate and other private investment funds, including partnerships, limited liability companies, tax, ERISA, the regulation of investment advisors and public disclosure laws.

He represents first time fund sponsors, experienced fund managers and institutional investors including sovereign wealth funds and government pension plans. Mr. Byrne’s practice is international in focus, serving U.S., international, and cross-border clients and structures.

Mr. Byrne has been recognized as an IFLR1000 Rising Star for Investment Funds. He was also a finalist for the 2020 NYU Grunin Prize for Law and Social Entrepreneurship, an award which recognizes the contribution of lawyers in advancing the goals of sustainability and human development in business.

Mr. Byrne joins Rimon Partners Debbie Klis, Mark Diamond, Benjamin Douglas, Geoffrey Perusse and James Killmond in the firm’s Private Investment Funds and Fund Formation practices.

On joining Rimon, Mr. Byrne said, “I’m excited, for myself and my clients, to join Rimon’s investment fund team where we will collectively benefit from working with expert practitioners in a variety of practices, and a firm commitment to using technology to serve client needs more effectively and efficiently.”

“Sean is an innovative attorney and rising star in the funds space. With his practice entirely dedicated to funds, we look forward to being able to extend our offerings in this area. Sean will be a great addition to our team,” said Rimon’s CEO, Michael Moradzadeh.

Mr. Byrne graduated from Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.) and from University of California, Berkeley (B.A.)


Rimon has 35 offices across four continents. The firm is widely known as being at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America's most innovative law firms. The firm’s Managing Partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers.