Lorna Bowen, Chair of the U.S. Investment Management Group, is a corporate partner based in the New York office. Her practice focuses on advising international asset managers on the establishment and operation of private fund products across the alternative fund spectrum, including private credit, distressed debt, infrastructure, private equity and other products in the illiquid closed-end fund space, funds of funds and alternative open-end fund products.

Ms. Bowen’s practice also has an emphasis on the development of tailored investment platforms and structured solutions for strategic institutional investors. She has experience in a wide range of corporate transactions in the sector, seeding/start-up financing deals, joint ventures and co-investments.

Ms. Bowen is recommended by Chambers Global (2024) and Chambers USA (2024), where she is said to provide “excellent advice.” Sources have highlighted her “depth and breadth” in the private funds space, noting that she has “great checks on emerging issues.” She has also been described as “technically savvy” with “a great mind for complexity.” She receives further praise from clients who have said that she is “very commercial and solution-oriented,” and “a terrific and responsive lawyer” who is “very astute at getting to the nub of the issue.” The guides have described her as “smart, practical, expeditious and well respected” and “an excellent lawyer, on top of her brief and very focused on getting the result her client wants.” Ms. Bowen is also recognized by IFLR1000 (2022) and The Legal 500 US (2024), where she has been described as “exceptional,” “even-keeled” and “laser-focused on both the big picture and details.”

Ms. Bowen joined the firm in 2019. She received a Bachelor of Civil Law (Euro Legal Studies) from University College Dublin (Université de Rouen) and is admitted to the New York Bar. She is also admitted as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales.


  • University College Dublin, Bachelor of Civil Law

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Solicitor, England & Wales