Luke Bagley

Luke Bagley

Luke Bagley
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Luke Bagley is a partner in Goodwin’s Private Investment Funds group. He specializes in the formation and representation of venture capital, growth equity and private equity funds. Mr. Bagley has represented sponsor organizations in the formation of 100+ fund programs, ranging from billion-dollar venture capital and private equity funds to early stage venture capital and microfunds.

As fund counsel, Mr. Bagley regularly advises on all aspects of the fundraising process, including providing market intelligence on fund terms and conditions, review and preparation of all fundraising documentation, formulation of marketing plans and strategies and leading negotiations with various participants in the fund formation process. He has extensive experience in advising on all facets of internal management structuring, governance and compensation, and routinely counsels fund managers on a wide range of regulatory and compliance matters. He also counsels both domestic and international institutional clients regarding their investments in private investment funds.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Bagley was a partner at Cooley in the firm’s Fund Formation practice. Previously, he was a corporate associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson and an associate at Morrison & Foerster.

Mr. Bagley is a member of the New York State Bar Association.

During law school at Fordham University, Mr. Bagley was an associate on the Urban Law Journal, a member of the moot court board, and a legal writing teaching assistant. He also was a legal intern for the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York.




New York University School of Law


Fordham University School of Law


Wesleyan University



  • Massachusetts
  • New York