Christopher A. Klem

Chris focuses his practice on the representation of major institutional investors, including endowments, investment managers, sovereign wealth vehicles, personal wealth vehicles, hedge funds and private equity funds. He also represents broker-dealers, insurance companies and other financial intermediaries. His work for universities includes advice on governance, endowment utilization and a broad range of financial issues. Chris is currently co-head of the firm's Universities and Colleges Practice Group and previously headed the firm’s Securities and Public Companies Practice Group for many years.

Chris organizes comprehensive outside legal services for many of his clients. Several of these client relationships have been active for more than thirty years. They frequently involve a sensitive coordination of work among general counsels and their staffs, senior management, governing boards and the resources within the firm.


Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Corporate, 2) Investment Management, 3) Mergers & Acquisitions, 4) Hedge Funds, 5) Corporate Governance & Compliance, 6) Investment Advisers, 7) Investment Management Compliance and 8) Tax-Exempt Organizations
Law School Harvard Law School (J.D. 1977)
Education Harvard College (B.A., magna cum laude, 1974)
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of Massachusetts
Most recent firm Ropes & Gray LLP
Relevant Jobs
Area Underwriting Counsel
USA-MA-Boston

Area Underwriting Counsel (to operate as Massachusetts State Counsel) – R000389 Essential Functions   Management of multi-lawyer underwriting team Provides underwriting support, couns...

Apply now

Research Specialist
USA-MA-Boston

It is your chance to join one of the leading firms in intellectual property law for close to 90 years. Wolf Greenfield has assisted leading companies, innovative startups, major research universities ...

Apply now

Litigation Paralegal
USA-MA-Boston

Litigation Paralegal The candidate will provide a broad spectrum of legal services under the supervision of attorneys in a dynamic atmosphere. Duties: Perform electronic filings in a wide range of fed...

Apply now

+ View more jobs
A. Harrison Barnes
A. Harrison Barnes

A. Harrison Barnes is a well-known attorney throughout the United States. As a member of the Malibu community, Harrison is committed to serving the needs of Malibu residents and businesses in legal matters.

Alan Singer
Alan Singer

Alan Singer is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Securities Practice. Mr. Singer advises companies with regard to a diverse range of corporate and securities matters.

Andrew Hamilton
Andrew Hamilton

Andrew Hamilton is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Mr. Hamilton practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, securities law, and general corporate counseling.