Latham & Watkins welcomed Ivana K. Rouse to its Houston office as partner in the firm’s corporate department and investment funds practice. Rouse advises a wide range of private funds, including oil, gas and other energy funds; blockchain and cryptocurrency funds; credit funds; and real estate funds. She has also represented and worked on various types of fund vehicles and structures, including funds of funds, hedge funds, special purpose vehicles, funds of one, special situation funds, hybrid funds and co-investment vehicles. For insights from other Latham & Watkins attorneys, see “Anatomy of a Private Equity Fund Startup” (Jun. 22, 2017); and our three-part series on how fund managers can mitigate prime broker risk: “Preliminary Considerations When Selecting Firms and Brokerage Arrangements” (Dec. 1, 2016); “Structural Considerations of Multi-Prime or Split Custodian-Broker Arrangements” (Dec. 8, 2016); and “Legal Considerations When Negotiating Prime Brokerage Agreements” (Dec. 15, 2016).