Mr. Bloomstein serves as a Partner and General Counsel (Credit) and Deputy General Counsel (Corporate) of Ares Management, where he focuses on credit matters. He is General Counsel, Vice President and Secretary of Ares Capital Corporation and Vice President and Assistant Secretary of ACRE. Additionally, he serves as Vice President and Assistant Secretary of CION Ares Diversified Credit Fund. Mr. Bloomstein joined Ares from Latham & Watkins LLP, where he was in its private equity and corporate groups, focusing on mergers and acquisitions transactions and securities law and general corporate and partnership matters. Mr. Bloomstein graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science from the State University of New York at Albany and received a J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Miami, where he was elected to The Order of the Coif.