Christine Lin

Senior Associate
New York: 212.880.6063
Fax 212.682.0200


JD, 2010
University of Virginia School of Law
BA, 2007
Yale University

Bar Admissions

New York, 2011 Ohio (inactive), 2011


Christine’s practice focuses on corporate law with an emphasis on investment funds and private equity. Christine represents public pension plans and other leading institutional investors in connection with their investments in private equity funds, hedge funds and co-investment transactions.

Representative Clients. Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), Ivanhoé Cambridge, Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System (OMERS), Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (OTPP), OPSEU Pension Plan Trust Fund (OPTrust), Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSPIB) and other pension fund clients.

Representative Work. Christine has recently advised clients on their investments in vehicles managed by the following fund sponsors:

In 2018: Almanac Realty Investors, American Securities, Blackstone, BlackRock, Boyu Capital, Brookfield Capital Partners, CIM Group, CVC, Decheng Capital, Dragoneer Investment Group, Evolution Capital Management, Hancock Timber Resource Group, Hillhouse Capital Group, Initialized Capital, Index Ventures, KKR, WhiteHorse Capital

In 2017: Bedrock Capital, Clarus Ventures (Blackstone), GSO Capital Partners, KKR, Onex Partners, ScaleUP Ventures, Silver Lake, Tencent, Water Street

Professional Involvement

Before joining Torys, Christine was a corporate associate at another law firm in New York, where her practice focused on the representation of fund sponsors on the formation, marketing, management and regulatory compliance of private equity funds, as well as the operational, legal and regulatory issues faced by their sponsors.

In law school, Christine was on the editorial board of the Virginia Sports and Entertainment Law Journal and the Virginia Journal of Law and Technology.