Bibek Pandey

Bibek Pandey

Bibek Pandey
Washington, DC
+1 202 346 4233

Bibek Pandey, a partner in Goodwin’s ERISA and Executive Compensation practice, has extensive experience advising private fund sponsors, asset managers and other financial service providers, including start-ups, on a range of matters relating to the investment of both private and public employee benefit capital. His practice focuses on private equity, real estate and other investment funds, general asset management, public plan investments, prohibited transaction exemptions, specialty investments, such as cryptocurrency and ESG, and government investigations. He is well-versed in capital markets matters, including prime brokerage, swaps and other derivatives. His clients routinely remark upon his ability to translate complex issues into readily understandable language and offer practical, business-focused guidance.

Earlier in his career, Bibek also advised financial institutions on international economic sanctions, export controls, anti-corruption laws and filings with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).


Representative matters:

  • Advent International $25 billion GPE Fund X
  • TA Associates $16.5 billion Fund XV
  • Neuberger Berman $4.9 billion NB Secondary Opportunities Fund V
  • $5 billion commercial real estate bank-maintained collective trust
  • Urban Partners €3.6 Billion NREP Nordic Strategies Fund V SCSp
  • Bregal Sagemount $2.5 billion Fund IV




Columbia University School of Law

(James Kent Scholar (highest academic honor); Senior Student Editor, American Review of International Arbitration; Externship, Hon. Judge Chester Straub, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit (2010))

Master in Public Administration in International Development (Economics)2011

Harvard University

Harvard Kennedy School

(Teaching Fellow)


Macalester College

(magna cum laude; Major: Economics (Honors), Political Science (Honors); Minor: Statistics)



  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Recognition & Awards

Chambers USA has recognized Bibek as an Up and Coming Lawyer for the Washington DC area in Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation.

Bibek has been recognized by The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for his work in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law.