Lucy Dempsey

Lucy Dempsey

Lucy Dempsey
New York
+1 212 459 7259

Lucy Dempsey is an associate in the firm's Real Estate Industry group and a member of its Private Investment Funds practice. She joined Goodwin in 2021.


Lucy focuses her practice on the structure, formation, domestic and international establishment, and ongoing management of a wide variety of private investment vehicles, including real estate debt and equity funds, venture funds, single-investor structures, and joint ventures.

Lucy advises clients on a number of issues, including the formation and restructuring of open-end and closed-end commingled funds, compliance with partnership and limited liability company law, joint ventures, governance matters, and regulatory compliance. Lucy’s experience includes advising fund managers on negotiations relating to various agreements, such as investor side letters, service provider agreements and placement agent agreements.

At W&L Law, Lucy was a Lead Articles Editor of the Washington and Lee Law Review and a fellow at the Office of Career Strategy.




W&L University School of Law

(magna cum laude, Order of the Coif)


Davidson College

(cum laude)



  • New York