Brad Asness
Principal
Brad is AQR’s Chief Legal Officer, overseeing the firm’s legal department as it deals with matters ranging from fund creation to corporate finance to new rules and regulations. Prior to AQR, which he joined at its inception in 1998, Brad worked at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette on public and private debt and equity offerings, asset sales, and merger and acquisition transactions for real estate investment trusts and home-building companies. Brad earned a J.D. from New York Law School, where he was a member of the law review, an M.B.A. with distinction from the Stern School of Business at New York University, and a B.A. from Brandeis University. He is a licensed attorney and a member of the New York State Bar.