Salim Azzam is an associate in the Firm's Private Funds Practice Group, where he focuses on advising domestic and international private investment funds and investment management firms in connection with fund formation and ongoing investment activities.  

Mr. Azzam also represents institutional investors in connection with their alternative investment programs, including investments in a variety of private equity funds and other pooled vehicles, and managed account platforms, and has significant experience representing Middle East-based institutional investors. He was recently seconded to a GCC-based sovereign wealth fund for eight months.

Prior to joining Stroock, Mr. Azzam was an associate at the Abu Dhabi and New York offices of a major international law firm.


  • Co-author, "SEC Focuses on Business Continuity and Transition Plans: Implications for Registered Investment Advisers and Funds and Their Critical Service Providers," Stroock Special Bulletin, August 2, 2016
  • Co-author, "FinCEN Orders an Expansion of Anti-Money Laundering Programs," Stroock Special Bulletin, June 2, 2016


New York, 2008


J.D., St. John' s University School of Law, 2007; Member, New York International Law Review

B.A., University of California - Santa Barbara , 2002