Ed Gehres is a Washington, DC lawyer with nearly 25 years experience as a litigator, crisis counselor, political advocate, and corporate leader. Ed’s practice focuses primarily on claimants in litigation and disputes and hedge funds and private equity funds investing in litigation and other alternative private credit assets. Ed has been a partner and practice group leader at an AmLaw 100 firm and has a decade experience as General Counsel to fintech, food, and multi-vertical investment companies. Most recently he was the first General Counsel at 777 Partners, a Miami-based investment platform that grew from a few hundred million AUM to nearly $10 billion in under six years.
Ed is also a nationally known advocate and advisor to businesses and governments owned by or partnering with Indigenous peoples.
Ed is skilled at assessing risk and solving high-stakes problems. He excels at assisting clients that are facing emergence, crisis, or transformative moments, and combines legal advice with political counsel, strategic public affairs, and corporate advisory consulting. Ed is Of Counsel to Biztech Lawyers and is the co-founder of Invenio LLP, a claimant-focused litigation boutique and litigation finance advisory, and Invenio Strategies, a consulting and advisory firm.
Ed has two children, a spouse who is in charge of everything important, and an Australian labradoodle whose job it is to bark at everything that moves. Early in the morning you can find Ed in his single scull on the Potomac river in DC.
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