Pamela Chen is an investment funds partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Pamela represents registered open-end and closed-end funds, interval funds, tender offer funds and business development companies (BDCs), and their investment advisers, sponsors and independent board members. She advises on the structuring, formation and operations of a range of registered alternative products, including registered funds of private funds, manager of manager funds and liquid alternatives. Pamela also provides counsel to funds and investment advisers on matters arising under the federal securities laws, regulatory compliance, and a broad range of transactions involving funds and advisory organizations.

Most recently, she served as in-house counsel responsible for all legal matters arising out of the U.S. retail business of a large asset management firm. There, she was responsible for the structuring and formation of the firm’s first interval funds. She also advised on the firm’s strategic vision for new retail investment vehicles and investment strategies (including alternative, sustainable and ESG products).



Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York


  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese


  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.
  • Case Western Reserve UniversityB.A.magna cum laude