Ken W. Muller represents private equity funds, private equity real estate and real asset funds, venture capital funds, debt funds, secondary funds and growth companies in all aspects of their enterprises. His practice emphasizes the formation, organization and operation of limited partnerships, limited liability companies, corporations, establishing separate accounts, co-investment vehicles and REITs, as well as private equity and strategic finance, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, public and private offerings, joint ventures, cross-border transactions and other types of business transactions.

He has represented some of the largest and well-known sponsors of private equity, real estate, and venture capital funds, is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), recommended as a leading lawyer by Legal 500 U.S. and IFLR 1000, and has been named by Institutional Investor as a “Rising Star” in Private Equity. He has served on the Advisory Boards of Private Equity Partnership Terms and Conditions, published by Dow Jones/The Private Equity Analyst, and the PE/VC Partnership Agreements Study, published by Thomson Reuters/Buyouts, and writes and lectures frequently on real estate, private equity, tax, securities, LLC and REIT issues. He has authored detailed guides on fund formation and operation, private placement memoranda and LLC agreements.



Recognized by IFLR1000 as a “Leading Lawyer” and “Highly Regarded” in Investment Funds, 2017–2021

Recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. in Private Equity Funds (including Venture Capital), 2018–2019


Admissions & Qualifications

  • California


  • University of California, Hastings College of the LawJ.D.1992
  • University of California, BerkeleyB.A.1988