Kathy Kresch Ingber


1601 K Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20006-1600
United States of America

Ms. Ingber is a partner in the Investment Management group of K&L Gates and is based in the Washington D.C. office. She has twenty years of experience in representing investment companies, investment company Boards of Trustees/Directors, investment advisers and broker-dealers on a broad range of transactional, regulatory and compliance matters. Her experience includes:

  • Organizing and registering investment companies using various types of structures, including fund of funds, multi-manager and multiple class arrangements;
  • Creating funds that pursue alternative investment strategies, including managed futures funds;
  • Representing open and closed-end funds before the SEC on exemptive applications, registration statements and other regulatory filings;
  • Advising the independent Trustees/Directors of investment companies on corporate governance and regulatory matters;
  • Advising closed-end funds regarding rights offerings, tender offers and compliance with NYSE requirements;
  • Negotiating the resolution of and responding to SEC staff comments on registration statements and exemptive applications;
  • Advising investment companies, investment advisers and broker-dealers on SEC, CFTC and FINRA regulatory requirements;
  • Reviewing and negotiating service provider agreements;
  • Advising investment companies and/or their Boards in connection with fund mergers, acquisitions and adoptions and advisory firm changes of control;
  • Developing and implementing compliance programs for investment companies and investment advisers; and
  • Advising investment companies, investment advisers and broker-dealers regarding the conduct of and responses to SEC and FINRA inspections and examinations.

Ms. Ingber serves on K&L Gates’ Professional Development Committee. She frequently writes and speaks on regulatory developments affecting the investment management industry.


  • B.A., Cornell University (1982)
  • J.D., Boston University School of Law (1985)
    (Case and Note Editor, Probate Law Journal)


Bar of Connecticut (Inactive), Bar of District of Columbia, Bar of New York
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