Anne E. Beaumont is a partner in the New York law firm Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP. Her practice focuses on financial services litigation matters involving complex financial products such as swaps and derivatives as well as representation of hedge funds, their managers, and their investors. She also counsels a variety of financial and end-user counterparties in connection with the termination and close-out of derivatives transactions, derivatives-related margin calls, and other derivatives issues, as well as counseling and training hedge fund managers, professionals, investors, and service providers on compliance, due diligence, and other issues.
Ms. Beaumont graduated with honors in 1988 from the University of California, Berkeley and magna cum laude in 1997 from New York University School of Law, where she was admitted to the Order of the Coif and received the Morton Geller Award, Paul D. Kaufman Memorial Award, Arthur Vanderbilt Medal, and Edward Weinfeld Prize. She served as a Staff Editor and a Note and Comment Editor of the N.Y.U. Law Review and is the author of a published Note. She previously practiced at Willkie Farr & Gallagher and Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP.
In addition to serving on the board of Tall Ships America, Ms. Beaumont is a member of the Board of Directors of the New York Harbor Foundation, which supports the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School, a New York City public high school based on Governors Island which provides a college-preparatory education built upon New York City's maritime experience. She is also a volunteer crew member of the schooners Pioneer and Lettie G. Howard at the South Street Seaport Museum.