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Pablo J. Man

Fax +1.617.261.3175

Mr. Man is a partner in the firm's investment management group. He represents investment advisers, closed-end funds (including exchange-traded closed-end funds, registered funds of hedge funds, and interval funds), alternative mutual funds, and private funds (including hedge funds and funds of one).

Mr. Man counsels clients on various regulatory, corporate, and transactional matters, including:

  • Investment adviser registration under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940;
  • Exemptions from, and regulation under, the Advisers Act, including the regulation of trading arrangements, solicitation arrangements, custody of client assets, and performance advertising and marketing;
  • Development of compliance and risk management policies and procedures, including the development of procedures required by SEC regulation;
  • Counseling with respect to private placement regimes, including Regulation D and Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933 as well as Blue Sky compliance;
  • Registered fund and private fund structuring, including drafting organizational and offering documents;
  • Drafting and negotiating advisory and subadvisory agreements;
  • Negotiation of service provider agreements, including with placement agents, administrators and custodians; and
  • Negotiation of side letters with private fund investors.

Professional Background

During law school, Mr. Man interned for the Honorable Robert B. Collings of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. He was also the Editor-in-Chief of the Suffolk University Law Review. Mr. Man was a summer associate at K&L Gates in 2008.

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Man served as a law clerk to the Honorable Scott L. Kafker of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. He also interned as a law clerk to the Honorable Judith Fabricant of the Business Litigation Session of the Massachusetts Superior Court.


In 2018, Mr. Man was awarded “Rising Star” at the 25th Mutual Funds Industry Awards sponsored by Fund Industry Intelligence and Fund Director Intelligence. The “Rising Stars” were selected based on their accomplishments and contributions to the mutual fund industry in the areas of client service and product innovation that makes them stand out among their peers and position them as future leaders.

Additional Information

  • "Interval Funds have Turned 25 and are Increasingly Popular," The Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation, 20 February 2019