Kristin Hinson is a partner in the Financial Services & Products Group. She focuses her practice on private investment funds and funds of funds, investment adviser registration and compliance, unregistered offshore private investment funds and private equity funds.
Prior to joining Alston & Bird, Kris was a partner at Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP. She is a member of the American Bar Association and the North Carolina Bar Association, and is also a member of the New York Bar Association and the Mecklenburg County Bar Association. Kris is a founding member of the Alternative Investment Group of the Carolinas (AIGC), a not-for-profit networking organization for alternative investment professionals in North and South Carolina. She is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© in the areas of banking, corporate law, derivatives, private funds and structured finance.
Kris received her B.A. in 1988 from Southern Methodist University and her J.D., cum laude, in 1992 from Tulane University Law School. She is admitted to practice in North Carolina and New York, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.