Christian is a corporate fund associate in our New York office.

Christian K. Riess
Christian K. Riess
New York
P+1 332 345 2567
Christian K. Riess

Christian specializes in the formation, organization and operation of venture capital and other private equity funds and their general partner and management company entities. He counsels funds in all stages of their fundraising and organization, including in preparing offering materials, negotiating with investors regarding fund formation matters, and drafting partnership, limited liability company and other governance agreements. After fundraising, he counsels fund managers on all aspects of day-to-day operations. Christian represents a number of leading venture capital firms and routinely advises first-time fund managers.


  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Georgia, B.B.A., Economics and Finance