Jennifer Karam, J.D.
Jennifer Karam is responsible for legal support for Lord Abbett’s Institutional and International efforts. In this role, Ms. Karam also works closely with the Investment team regarding legal issues and requirements. Ina ddition, she serves as a Director of Lord Abbett Passport Portfolios plc, a pooled investment fund organized in Ireland and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. Ms. Karam also serves on the firm’s Partnership Committee.
Ms. Karam joined Lord Abbett in 2012 and was named Partner in 2016. Her previous experience includes serving in various roles at Deutsche Asset Management including Director and Senior Counsel and Co-Head of the Global Institutional and Private Client Legal Department. Prior to that, she served as Vice President, Legal Department at Morgan Stanley Investment Management; Associate at Schulte Roth & Zabel and Associate at Faith Colish, PC. She has worked in the financial services industry since 1996.
She earned a BA in economics from Georgetown University and a JD from Villanova University School of Law.