Rachel Chiger is a corporate associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where she is a member of the Investment Funds Group. She advises private fund sponsors on a variety of legal, regulatory, transactional and compliance matters arising under related federal securities laws and regulations, including:

  • Structuring: Counseling new and existing asset managers in structuring and registering as investment advisers with the SEC, including setting up compliance infrastructure.
  • Fundraising: Assisting private fund sponsors with fundraising, ensuring fund offerings comply with federal securities laws, investment vehicles meet appropriate exemptions under the Investment Company Act, and disclosures meet regulators’ expectations. 
  • Transactions: Advising private equity sponsors on transactions, ensuring deal structures and related fees will withstand regulatory scrutiny.
  • Navigating: Counseling private fund sponsors through SEC examinations and enforcement actions.


Thought Leadership


“An Overview of the ISDA IBOR Fallbacks Supplement and Protocol,” Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP Memo, October 23, 2020


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2020New York


  • University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolJ.D.2019

    Certificate in Management, The Wharton School

    Executive Editor, Journal of International Law

    CHILD USA Fellow

  • City University of New York, Queens CollegeB.A., Political Science; Art History & Honors Business and Liberal Arts (BALA) Minorsmagna cum laude2014

    Highest Honors in Political Science

    Academic Excellence in Political Science

    High Honors in BALA

    Presidential Achiever’s Honor Roll

    Pi Sigma Alpha