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J. Matthew Mangan

Managing Partner, San Francisco Office
Fax +1.415.882.8220
Fax +1.650.798.6701
Matthew Mangan is a partner in the firm’s investment management group. He counsels investment advisers, private fund managers and broker-dealers on a variety of fund formation, product structuring, transactional, regulatory and compliance, and securities law matters. He regularly works with clients to structure and document U.S. and offshore private investment funds and assists clients with a variety of state and federal regulatory and compliance issues. He also represents government plans and other institutional investors in connection with their investments in hedge funds, private equity, venture capital and real estate funds. He also counsels clients on complex seeding arrangements, corporate structure and entity formation issues.
Mr. Mangan also represents individuals and entities on securities enforcement matters involving the SEC, FINRA and other regulatory authorities, and has substantial experience conducting internal investigations in matters relating to securities regulation and compliance.

Mr. Mangan regularly assists clients with state and federal registration issues and the application of various exemptions.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Mangan practiced general corporate and securities transactions, with an emphasis on small and mid-sized entrepreneurial businesses, start-up and high-technology businesses, and real estate related transactional matters.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Mangan passed the Certified Public Accountant’s examination. He also served as a judicial extern to Judge Thomas E. Carlson of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Bar Association of San Francisco

Speaking Engagements

Mr. Mangan is a frequent speaker and panelist on subjects related to the investment management industry. His recent presentation topics include:
  • The Dodd-Frank Act
  • Regulatory initiatives regarding hedge funds, private equity funds and their managers
  • SEC examination and enforcement initiatives

Additional Information

  • American Jurisprudence Awards for Torts and Criminal Procedure