Jason joined joined BC Partners in New York in January 2019 as General Counsel, working alongside the investment teams in private equity, credit and real estate, and in support of all fundraising processes. Prior to joining BC Partners, Jason spent 5 years as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Iconix Brand Group, Inc., a public company. From May 2008 until September 2013, Jason served as General Counsel of Pegasus Capital Advisors, L.P., a private equity fund. From March 2006 to May 2008, he advised on transactions in both the private and public space at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer and Feld LLP. Prior to that, Mr. Schaefer was a member of the corporate group of Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton and Garrison LLP.
Jason holds a JD (cum laude) from Brooklyn Law School.