Alumni Spotlight


Paul Meister JD '87

Mr. Meister joined Grosvenor in 1991 and is the Firm's Vice Chairman. Mr. Meister serves as Chair of the Firm’s Operations Committee. Mr. Meister is also a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee and Compensation Committee. Prior to joining Grosvenor, from 1987 to 1991, Mr. Meister was an Associate with the Chicago law firm of Barack, Ferrazzano, Kirschbaum & Perlman, except for a 12-month period from 1989 to 1990, when he managed the real estate operations for a retail company. He received his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy with high honors from the University of Illinois in 1984 and his Juris Doctor cum laude from Northwestern University School of Law in 1987, where he was a member of the Northwestern University Law Review and was Order of the Coif. Mr. Meister is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Illinois Bar. Since 2000, Mr. Meister has served on the Law Board of Northwestern University School of Law and is currently Chair of its Executive Committee. Mr. Meister is also an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University School of Law and teaches a course covering, among other things, hedge funds strategies and regulation. He serves on the Board of the Managed Funds Association as an Appointed Director.