Jennifer L. Klass

Jennifer L. Klass is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Investment Management and Securities Industry Practice. Her practice focuses on investment adviser and broker-dealer regulation.

Ms. Klass has a broad background in investment management regulation and represents major investment banks, investment advisers, broker-dealers and the sponsors of private investment funds and mutual funds. She counsels clients on a wide range of securities regulatory matters, including advertising and communications with the public, social media, investment adviser registration, fiduciary duty and disclosure, internal controls and compliance policies and procedures, separately managed (or wrap fee) programs, regulatory examinations and enforcement actions, interpretive guidance, and “no-action” requests. She has particular experience with the convergence of investment advisory and brokerage services.

Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Ms. Klass was vice president and associate general counsel at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where she advised its private wealth management and asset management businesses. She previously served as an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Morgan Lewis.

Ms. Klass received her J.D. from Widener University School of Law in 1997 and her B.A. from Lehigh University in 1992.

Ms. Klass is admitted to practice in New York, the District of Columbia, and Pennsylvania.


Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Investment Management, 2) Securities Industry, 3) Financial Services, 4) Registered Investment Companies, 5) Private Investment Funds and 6) Wrap Fee Sponsors
Law School Widener University School of Law
Education Lehigh University (B.A., 1992)
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of District of Columbia , State Bar Of New York, State Bar Of Pennsylvania
Most recent firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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