Sheena Paul is a counsel in the Investment Management Group’s U.S. regulatory practice, based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Ms. Paul focuses her practice on providing regulatory advice to investment managers, with a particular focus on private equity clients. She works closely with the firm’s other practices on regulatory advice related to domestic and cross-border corporate and capital markets transactions, and enforcement matters.

Ms. Paul has extensive experience advising asset managers and institutional investors on a broad range of U.S. regulatory matters, regularly advising on issues arising under the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the Securities Act of 1933. She has also provided U.S. regulatory support for transactions and played an active role in private fund formations.

Ms. Paul is recognized as an “up-and-coming attorney” in Investment Funds: Regulatory & Compliance by Chambers USA (2023), where clients describe her as “a fantastic lawyer.”

Ms. Paul previously worked in the asset management group of another international law firm.

She received her B.A. from Macalester College in 2007 and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2012.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, 2012, J.D.
  • Macalester College, 2007, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • District of Columbia