Ayah Zaidi


I enjoy helping private investment funds and investment advisers in all aspects of their business.

Ayah Zaidi advises domestic and international private investment funds, including private equity, venture capital and hedge funds, throughout their life cycle on matters including formation, operation and ongoing maintenance. She also assists investment managers and private funds with their regulatory and compliance obligations under federal securities and commodities laws and regulations.


  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2016
  • New York University, B.A., cum laude, 2013

Bar and Court Admissions


  • Massachusetts
  • New York


  • Prime Coalition in forming Prime Impact Fund, an innovative pooled vehicle aggregating philanthropic and mission-related capital to support breakthrough climate tech start-ups, and closing on approximately $50 million in capital commitments
  • Clean Energy Venture Management, LLC (CEV), an investor in early-stage advanced energy start-ups, on the closing of its first fund, Clean Energy Venture Fund I, LP (Fund), with $110 million in capital commitments