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Pamela Krill

Pamela M. Krill

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Pamela Krill

Pam Krill is a shareholder in the firm’s Investment Management Practice Group. She practices securities and corporate law with particular emphasis on investment adviser and investment company regulation, SEC compliance and reporting, and representation before the SEC, various stock exchanges and the state securities commissions.

In over 25 years of practicing law, Pam has gained substantial experience working with investment advisers and investment companies, counseling these clients on a wide range of legal and business issues, including federal and state regulation, corporate governance, strategic business planning, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. Pam’s investment adviser clients include both institutional and retail asset management firms, and her investment company clients include registered open-end and closed-end funds, including ETFs, as well as unregistered funds, such as hedge funds, private equity funds, venture funds and real estate funds. Pam also provides counsel to independent directors/trustees, broker-dealers and trust companies on securities and corporate law matters. Pam has practiced law both in-house and in private practice, giving her valuable insight that enables her to provide practical and innovative counsel to her financial services clients.

Representative Experience

Representation of investment companies and investment advisers in connection with SEC registration, periodic reporting obligations, ongoing compliance and regulatory examinations.

Advising investment company independent directors/trustees regarding governance and oversight matters.

Advising investment companies and investment advisers regarding new product development, including structural, regulatory, compliance and operational issues. Recent engagements include:

  • Organizing domestic and offshore master-feeder funds
  • Organizing closed end tender offer fund to invest in liquid alternatives
  • Assisting exchange traded closed end fund with delisting from the stock exchange
  • Converting non-exchange traded closed end fund into a REIT

Representation of investment advisers in connection with mergers and acquisitions.

Counseling investment companies regarding fund reorganizations, tender offers and liquidations.

Advising investment companies in connection with proxy fights and dissident shareholders.

Representation of broker-dealers in connection with FINRA registration, ongoing compliance, regulatory examinations and applications for approval of change in ownership, control or business operations.

Assisting institutional and ultra-high net worth investors with negotiation of investments in private companies and funds.

Representation of institutional investors with negotiation of investments in exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives.

Admitted To Practice

Wisconsin - 1994

Professional Associations

American Bar Association
State Bar of Wisconsin


Milwaukee Compliance Roundtable – Founding Member, Facilitator/Advisory Board

Madison Youth Arts Center – Member of Nominating & Governance Committee; Past Member of Board of Directors 

Children’s Theater of Madison – Member of Board of Directors and Nominating & Governance Committee

Ellevate, Madison Chapter – Past Co-President and Member of Board of Directors 

American Heart Association – Past Member of Go Red for Women Executive Leadership Team


Listed in Best Lawyers in America (Corporate Law, 2021 - present)


Juris Doctor, University of Wisconsin Law School, 1994, cum laude, (Note and Comment Editor, Wisconsin Law Review)

Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1988, Finance, Investment and Banking, with distinction

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