Partner and General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer

Mr. Clateman has almost 25 years legal experience in investing and investment funds, including over 20 years as general counsel.  Mr. Clateman served as GC and CCO of the Sputnik Group and Renaissance Capital, as well as VR Capital, a leading distressed debt and special situations hedge fund with over $2 billion AUM during his tenure. Mr. Clateman served as Head of Legal and Management Board Member of UC Rusal during its acquisition of SUAL and assets of Glencore to become the world’s biggest aluminum company.

Mr. Clateman served as General Counsel of Curaleaf from 2016 through January 2019 and as EVP Business Development since then and has participated broadly in the roll out of Curaleaf’s business.  In these roles, he has structured and executed over 20 acquisition transactions and curated Curaleaf’s public listing through RTO, the largest in the US cannabis industry to date.

Mr. Clateman worked earlier in his career as an associate with Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom.  He graduated Columbia Law School with a JD and Harvard College with a BA in physics.