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Abigail P. Hemnes

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Abigail Hemnes is an associate in the firm’s investment management practice group. Ms. Hemnes focuses her practice on representing open and closed-end investment management companies. Ms. Hemnes advises mutual fund complexes on regulatory and compliance matters; including new product launches, disclosure matters, proxy issues, mergers and reorganizations. She has experience representing registered investment companies before the Securities and Exchange Commission on matters relating to disclosure, registration statements, and other filings. She has further experience working with registered funds of hedge funds and funds targeted to investors with certain expected retirement dates.

Professional Background

During law school, Ms. Hemnes served as a legal intern to the Honorable Nancy Gertner and interned in the general counsel's office of a Massachusetts-based pharmaceutical company.  Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms. Hemnes worked in Mauritius as a law clerk in a management company providing corporate services to offshore and international companies.  Ms. Hemnes was a summer associate at K&L Gates in 2008.