Joe Siprut is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment Officer of Kerberos Capital Management, a premier boutique asset management firm specializing in private credit markets across various strategies including direct lending, specialty finance, opportunistic and structured credit, and asset-based lending. Kerberos’ flagship strategy is providing innovative capital solutions to law firms. As the CEO and CIO of Kerberos, Joe is responsible for ensuring the firm’s adherence to its core investment philosophies; communicating closely with clients on products and strategies; and overseeing firm operations.
Prior to founding Kerberos, Joe was a nationally recognized attorney. He was named to the LawDragon 500 (the top 500 attorneys in the United States across all practice areas); was repeatedly named a “Super Lawyer” and “Leading Lawyer” for litigation, class actions, and mass torts practice; was listed in America’s Top 100 Attorneys; and holds an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubble, the highest possible peer review rating. He was called a “fearless game-changer” by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Earlier in his career, Joe was also named one of the Top 40 attorneys in Illinois under the age of 40, and was named one of the “Top 40 Under 40” by the National Trial Lawyers Association. Joe was selected for membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates forum, limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements.
Joe is a frequent speaker and panelist at private credit and alternative investment conferences worldwide. Joe’s national television appearances include Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield; Fault Lines; and Fox Sports, among others. Joe has also published academically, with featured papers and scholarship in the nation’s leading law reviews. Joe is a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Law, where he served as the Managing Editor of the Northwestern Law Review.