Diane E. Ambler
Partner, K&L Gates LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., University of Rochester; J.D., Villanova
B.A., University of Rochester; J.D., <i>magna cum laude</i>, Villanova. Professor Ambler is currently a partner with the law firm of K&L Gates LLP in Washington,...Continue Reading
B.A., University of Rochester; J.D., <i>magna cum laude</i>, Villanova. Professor Ambler is currently a partner with the law firm of K&L Gates LLP in Washington, DC where she practices securities law with a focus on investment products, such as mutual funds, private funds and variable insurance products, and activities of related service providers. She previously served as a Law Clerk to The Honorable Charles Clark, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Professor Ambler holds a number of leadership positions in industry organizations and is ranked one of the top lawyers in her field by Chambers USA and Best Lawyers of America. She previously chaired the ABA's Subcommittee on Investment Companies and Investment Advisers, as well as the ABA’s Committee on Developments in Investment Services. She also chaired the Investment Committee and was a member of the Executive Committee of the ABA Retirement Funds Board of Directors. She is a member(and past president) of the Executive Council of the Securities Committee of the Federal Bar Association, is a member of the Executive Board of the Mutual Fund Directors Forum, and was a long-standing member of the Variable Insurance Products Committee previously maintained at FINRA.