Avi joined Sterling in 2008 and is a Managing Director. Avi serves as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel, and Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to Sterling, Avi served as General Counsel and Vice President of Business Affairs for a division of Kaplan, Inc. He also worked as a corporate attorney with Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. Avi received his BA in political science from The Ohio State University summa cum laude and with distinction and received his JD from Harvard Law School.