Allan G. Donn, Willcox & Savage, P.C. / Norfolk
Allan Donn concentrates his practice in the areas of partnerships and limited liability companies, taxation, and estate planning. He lectures and writes on those subjects, including numerous articles for The Journal of Passthrough Entities and in the September and November 2010 issues of the Journal of Taxation. Mr. Donn is the editor of Virginia CLE®’s handbook Limited Liability Companies in Virginia (4th ed. 2012) and is the author of Practical Guide to Limited Liability Companies in State Limited Liability Company and Limited Liability Partnership Laws.
S. Brian Farmer, Hirschler Fleischer / Richmond
Brian Farmer of Hirschler Fleischer’s business section focuses his practice on the investment management industry. He works with both institutional investors and investment managers. Institutional investors include several top endowments, fund of funds, family offices, and pension plans. For institutional investors, Mr. Farmer performs legal due diligence on original private equity and hedge fund investments they are considering, and negotiates side letters for those investments. He negotiates secondary sales and purchases of private equity and other non-traded assets for these clients. He also assists institutional investors in understanding and negotiating legal documents for their brokerage and custody arrangements. Mr. Farmer regularly counsels institutional clients on fiduciary issues that arise in their investment activities.