Kara is Global Head of Legal and oversees Pantheon’s legal affairs globally and provides legal support and advice in relation to the structuring, marketing and closing of Pantheon funds. She also works with the investment teams on the structure, negotiation and completion of investment transactions. Additionally, Kara is a member of Pantheon’s Inclusion and Diversity Committee. Prior to joining Pantheon, Kara was an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley and the head of the legal group for Alternative Investment Partners, Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s funds of funds business. Prior to Morgan Stanley, she was an associate in the corporate department at Ropes & Gray LLP focusing on mergers and acquisition, private equity financings and fund formation. Kara received a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a BA in political science, French and women’s and gender studies from Amherst College.