Stephanie Pindyck Costantino

Stephanie Pindyck Costantino


Princeton, NJ
Phone: 609.951.4148    Fax: 609.452.1147

Representative private investment fund engagements in which Ms. Pindyck-Costantino has participated include:

  • representing a not-for-profit and a venture capitalist in the formation of a new venture fund, management company and joint venture seeking to make investments in early stage information technology companies
  • representing a private equity firm focused exclusively on the health care industry in the closing of its second fund
  • representing ultra-high net worth families in the formation of an oil and gas platform for the acquisition and development of interests in the mid-western United States
  • representing a private equity fund in the acquisition and divestment of portfolio investments in the energy sector
  • representing family offices in formation of investment platform in the health care sector
  • representing a partner in spin-out from a large investment platform including negotiating spin agreement, carried interest award and going forward economics
  • representing a large investment manager in its ongoing operations including limited partner transfers and advising it regarding investments in underlying funds and portfolio companies
  • representing a private equity fund in the formation of a joint venture with a publicly traded corporation in the oil and gas industry and the subsequent divestment of a portion of the holdings to an industry strategic partner
  • representing a broker dealer sponsor in the formation of a multi-faceted investment program focused on natural resources, and comprised of private equity, master and hedge fund components, each with an onshore and offshore feature
  • representing a venture capitalist and strategic partners in the formation of a new venture fund seeking to make investments in infrastructure technology companies designed to source and identify key technology innovations that will drive new infrastructure projects
  • representing a group of venture capitalists in the formation of parallel venture funds seeking to make investments in companies with brand driven growth strategies with a principal expertise in the health care sector
  • collaborating with offshore counsel to create offshore parallel and feeder investment vehicles for a number of private equity fund and venture fund clients
  • working with non-U.S. counsel to permit the offering of securities in compliance with foreign securities laws in various jurisdictions.

In other engagements, Ms. Pindyck-Costantino has represented:

  • a privately held insurance company in its strategic acquisition of another privately held insurance company
  • a group of private equity investors in the acquisition of a debt collection agency
  • a public company in the disposition of a wholly owned subsidiary to a strategic buyer
  • a privately held software company in its strategic acquisition of another privately held software company.

Before attending law school, Ms. Pindyck-Costantino was an associate producer for National Public Radio’s Living on Earth and served as the co-chair of Living on Earth’s Ecological Literacy Project, which engages middle and high school students in a science-based exploration of their local environment and trains them in professional radio production.


  • J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 2004
  • M.A., Syracuse University, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, 2004
  • M.A., English, Middlebury College, Bread Loaf School of English, 2002
  • B.A., Magazine, Newspaper and Online Journalism, with honors, Middlebury College, 1997

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  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York

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