Margaret A. Niles

Margaret A. Niles

K&L Gates LLP

Recognized since 2010

Seattle, Washington

Practice Areas

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

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Ms. Niles has a domestic and international business transactions practice centering on alternative investments, acquisitions and joint ventures. She focuses her work on representing public pension funds, university endowments, and other institutional investors in private equity funds, hedge funds, strategic partnerships and a broad range of investment and other matters. She also provides on-going advice on general corporate and business matters to clients of various sizes.

The emphasis of Ms. Niles’ international work is with clients engaging in trade and investment projects involving Russia, and in particular the Russian Far East. Ms. Niles has also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Washington School of Law teaching courses on Soviet and Russian law. She speaks Russian and has worked and traveled extensively throughout the former Soviet Union.

Ms. Niles is a frequent speaker on alternative investments and international business matters.

Contact & Links


  • 925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2900
    Seattle, WA 98104


  • Harvard University, BA

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, Washington State Bar Association

K&L Gates LLP
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  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

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