Operating Partner and General Counsel

Mr. Kunold is an Operating Partner and General Counsel of Marlin. His primary responsibilities include overseeing all legal and compliance matters related to the Marlin funds and their portfolio companies, with particular emphasis on merger and acquisition transactions.

Mr. Kunold has over 20 years of transactional experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint venture transactions, general business representation and related counseling. Prior to joining Marlin, Mr. Kunold was a lawyer at Foster Pepper PLLC, a leading Seattle-based law firm. At Foster Pepper, Mr. Kunold maintained an active M&A practice while also serving as the firm’s Managing Partner from 2007 to 2013. He earned a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Washington, an MBA from Pepperdine University and a J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center.