Colleen B. Traflet is a corporate associate and a member of the firm’s Investment Management Group.

Her practice focuses on advising sponsors of private funds, including buyout, debt, distressed, fund of funds and real estate funds. Ms. Traflet’s recent experience includes acting for clients such as Adams Street, Brookfield Asset Management, Burford Capital, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, HarbourVest, Newport Global Advisors, Oak HC/FT, Oaktree Capital and Prudential Capital Group.

Ms. Traflet joined Debevoise in 2014. Ms. Traflet received a J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2014, where she was a recipient of the Parker School Certificate for Achievement in Foreign and Comparative Law. Ms. Traflet received a Master 2 in Economic Law from l’Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) in 2014. She received a B.A. magna cum laude from Georgetown University in 2011.

Ms. Traflet is fluent in French.


  • Columbia Law School, 2014, J.D.
  • l’Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), 2014, Master
  • Georgetown University, 2011, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York