Jamil French

HFA ROLES

  • Chair, HFA Family Office Committee

BUSINESS TITLE/FIRM

  • Founder & CEO, ARCHE INVESTMENTS
  • Partner in the Private Funds Group, FisherBroyles, LLP
  • Global Director, Wembley Partners Global Holdings Inc.

Jamil French is a capital introduction specialist and legal advisor. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of ARCHE INVESTMENTS, an innovative capital introduction advisory firm. French is a Harvard-trained attorney in Miami with 20 years of Wall Street experience and holds Series 7 and 63 brokerage licenses on the Stonehaven brokerage platform.

French is a Partner in the Private Funds Group of FisherBroyles, LLP, an AmLaw 200TM firm, and is admitted to practice law in Florida, New York and before the United States Supreme Court. Over the course of his legal career, French has developed relationships with large and small fund managers, family offices, blue chip companies, investment banks, lending and investing institutions. From each of his roles he has gained a deep understanding of the challenges facing the investment community and the ability to help business partners find effective solutions.

French received an A.B., cum laude, from Princeton University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School where he served as a submissions editor for the Harvard International Law Journal. In 2018, Institutional Investor Magazine named French a “Hedge Fund Rising Star”–an elite list of young professionals making waves in the hedge fund industry. In 2015, the Minority Corporate Counsel Association named French a “Rising Star” recognizing his career excellence and commitment to social justice.

French serves as Chairman of the Hedge Fund Association’s Family Office Committee and as a Global Director of Wembley Partners Global Holdings Inc.

* The Family Office Committee’s mission is to educate fund managers on the family office landscape and program quality content and events that connect managers with family offices and promote the HFA’s larger mission with respect to its members.