Adam O’Farrell serves as the Chief Legal Officer at Bridge Investment Group. He has more than 17 years of experience as a real estate investment management attorney with significant private equity, real estate, and tax experience. Since joining Bridge in January 2012, Mr. O’Farrell has been an integral part of the formation and structuring of Bridge’s managed funds and separate accounts, Bridge’s strategic and capital markets transaction execution and all significant legal matters affecting Bridge and its affiliates.
From January 2008 to January 2012, Mr. O’Farrell worked at Foley & Lardner LLP as senior counsel and as a member of the private equity and venture capital and transactions and securities practice groups. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. O’Farrell worked at Morrison & Foerster LLP as a senior associate and a member of the private equity fund formation group, where he provided advice to private equity fund sponsors in the formation of U.S. and non-U.S. real estate, leverage buyout, venture capital and other private equity and hedge funds.
From 2005 to 2006, Mr. O’Farrell acted as regional counsel for KB Home, with primary responsibility for four southern California divisions with combined annual revenue in excess of $300 million. As regional counsel, Mr. O’Farrell was responsible for all division legal matters, with a focus on real estate acquisition, land use and entitlement issues, financing, joint ventures and litigation management. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. O’Farrell was an associate and member of the tax department of Latham & Watkins LLP, where he provided structuring and tax advice for a wide range of sophisticated transactions.
Mr. O’Farrell is a member of the California Bar Association. Mr. O’Farrell received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Accountancy with an emphasis in Taxation from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University and his Juris Doctor from the J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University.