Alicja Biskupska-Haas


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Alicja Biskupska-Haas is an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer who specializes in the asset management sector. Alicja advises sponsors on fund structuring, formation, operations, compliance with securities laws, and secondary and portfolio company transactions. Alicja’s expertise includes private equity funds, venture capital funds, hedge funds, hybrid vehicles, joint ventures and separately managed accounts. Alicja’s experience spans across diverse asset classes, including liquid securities, infrastructure, real estate, oil and energy, clean energy, technology, sports and media and AI.

Alicja advises clients on the structuring and negotiations of a wide range of domestic and international secondary transactions. These include everything from fund book transactions, including stapled deals, to GP-led restructurings and direct secondary transactions. Her deals cover single assets or wider portfolios of venture-backed or private equity-backed companies.


Honors & Awards

  • Recognized as a “Notable Practitioner” by IFLR1000 in Investment Funds, and Industry Sector: Investment Management (2019 & 2020)


Bar Admissions

  • New York


  • Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, J.D.: magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; editor, Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal
  • University of Szczecin, Szczecin, Poland, B.S., M.S., Economics: with High Honors; Ministry of Education Full Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Achievement

Professional Activities


  • The Below the Radar Boom in Co-Investments,” The Investment Lawyer (2017)
  • Open-End vs. Closed-End Real Estate and Infrastructure Funds,” The Real Estate Finance Journal (2017)
  • SEC Publishes Alert Describing Most Common Advertising Rule Violations (September 2017)
  • New California Law Mandates Public Disclosure of Additional Private Fund Information (October 2016)
  • FINRA Proposes New Category of Broker-Dealer for “Capital Acquisition Brokers,” (August 2016)
  • What Does FinCEN’s Proposed AML Rule Really Mean for Registered Investment Advisers? (July 2016)
  • SEC Raises “Qualified Client” Net Worth Threshold (June 2016)
  • Private Funds Formation (private equity, venture capital, hedge and hybrid funds, separate managed accounts and other bespoke arrangements) 
  • Investment Advisory Arrangements and Transactions (structuring, reorganization, spin-outs, removals)
  • Secondary Transactions (fund book and direct, single- and multi-asset GP-led restructurings and other liquidity solutions)   
  • Private Funds Portfolio Transactions (Mergers and Acquisitions)
  • Investment Adviser and Private Funds Regulations and Compliance
  • Institutional Investor Representation
  • Seeding Arrangements