Mr. Fitzgerald is a Managing Director and Associate General Counsel (Credit) in the Ares Legal Group, where he focuses on direct lending matters. Additionally, Mr. Fitzgerald serves as Vice President and Assistant Secretary of Ivy Hill Asset Management, L.P. ("IHAM") and Vice President and Assistant Secretary of Ivy Hill Asset Management GP, LLC, IHAM's General Partner. Prior to joining Ares in 2010, Mr. Fitzgerald was an Associate in the Corporate Group at the law firm of Latham & Watkins, where he focused on corporate finance and general corporate and securities laws matters. Mr. Fitzgerald holds a B.S.B.A. from Bucknell University in Accounting and a J.D., cum laude, from the University of Texas at Austin.