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Lydia Gavalis

General Counsel

Lydia is General Counsel, responsible for the firm’s global legal affairs, directly and through her legal and compliance team.

Prior to joining Hamilton Lane in 2016, Lydia worked for SEI Investments Company (“SEI”) for more than 18 years.

She served as General Counsel of SEI’s Institutional Investors business segment; General Counsel for both SEI Private Trust Company (a U.S. federal savings association) and SEI Trust Company (a U.S state-charted trust company); Head of SEI’s Corporate Legal Services team; and, General Counsel of the company’s London-based asset management firm, SEI Investments (Europe) Limited.

Lydia received a J.D. from Temple University School of Law and a B.A. from Rosemont College wherein she received the E.R.S. Law School award. She is a member of the state bar of Pennsylvania.


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