Manish K. Mital
Lecturer on Law
Manish K. Mital is a member of the Core Management Team of the Office of the Chairman of Bridgewater Associates. In this capacity Mr. Mital advises on strategic initiatives, governance-related matters, and corporate management, including having had oversight responsibilities for client service and marketing. Mr. Mital additionally serves as an appointed Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, having been recruited to create and teach the school’s flagship funds course, Hedge and Private Equity Funds: Law & Policy.
Prior to joining Bridgewater, Mr. Mital was an equity partner, Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, and member of the Executive Committee of Halcyon Capital Management, a global investment firm managing assets in hedge funds, private equity, liquid alts, and other strategies. Mr. Mital began his career as a litigator at Williams & Connolly, after which he served as a senior federal enforcement attorney with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, focusing primarily on hedge fund and PE malfeasance.
Mr. Mital earned his JD, magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 2000 and a BS in Finance from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1997. He has served on the Boards of the LSTA and the Harvard Institutional Investor Forum and on the Development Committee of the Innocence Project, and retains active bar licenses in New York and Washington DC.
Originally from Auburn, New York, Mr. Mital lives in New Canaan, Connecticut with his wife Sonya, children Johan and Maj-Britt, and their dogs, Baxter and Pippi.