Diane Ambler is a partner at K&L Gates LLP. She has substantial experience in financial institution regulation under federal securities laws, including the USA PATRIOT Act and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and has testified as an expert witness in her field. She focuses her practice on mutual fund governance, compliance activities of mutual funds, private funds and variable insurance product issuers and distributors, and activities of related service providers.
Chambers USA has ranked Ms. Ambler as a top lawyer practicing in the areas of Investment Funds, Registered Funds, and she is listed in Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America for Mutual Funds and Private Funds Law. Ms. Ambler has an AV Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, reserved for lawyers who have reached the height of professional excellence, usually having practiced law for many years and who have been recognized for having the highest levels of skill and integrity; and is listed in Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™, exclusively for women attorneys who have received the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards from their peers. Ms. Ambler appears in the Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law as an outstanding practitioner in Investment funds law.
Ms. Ambler has practiced corporate securities law in the Washington, D.C. area since 1979. She served as a Law Clerk to The Honorable Charles Clark, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit from 1978-1979.