Matthew A. Chambers - Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Matthew A. Chambers

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008

Matthew Chambers' practice focuses on investment management matters. His clients include registered investment companies and investment advisers and private and offshore funds. Before joining private practice, Mr. Chambers served as Associate Director (Regulation) in the US Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Investment Management. He joined the firm in 1999.

Until 1995, Mr. Chambers served as Associate Director (Regulation) in the US Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Investment Management. In this capacity, he supervised three offices: the Office of Investment Company Regulation, which is responsible for the review of exemptive applications filed by investment advisers and investment companies; the Office of Regulatory Policy, which writes rules regarding the substantive regulation of investment companies; and the Office of Public Utility Regulation, which administers the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935. Mr. Chambers also directed the Division's task force that reexamined investment company regulation and drafted the 1992 report, Protecting Investors: A Half Century of Investment Company Regulation, which set the agenda for mutual fund regulation for several years.

From 1995 to 1999, Mr. Chambers was with Debevoise & Plimpton, where he concentrated on mutual fund, private fund and investment adviser matters.

Duke UniversityBA University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D.

Client Comments

"Matt Chambers has provided excellent, timely advice to the independent directors for all the years he has been our counsel."

-E. Thayer Bigelow
Independent Directors of the Lord Abbett Funds

Office Location

1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006
United States


Practice Areas

Mutual Funds Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation