About Cott Law Group

Investment Fund Counsel

Cott Law Group, P.C. (CLG) is a boutique law firm committed to providing top-tier counsel to the investment management industry. CLG has developed a national investment funds and advisers practice focused on working with hedge fund and other alternative investment fund managers of all asset types.

Kevin Cott

Partner

Kevin focuses his practice on providing legal counsel to the investment management industry. He specializes in structuring domestic and offshore hedge funds, digital assets funds and other alternative investment vehicles. He also advises clients regarding related regulatory and registration requirements, as well as management company operational matters.

Kevin lives in Atlanta with his wife and three children.

Phone:
404.689.3918 

Email:
kevin@cottlawgroup.com

Education:

  • Emory University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Georgia, B.B.A. in Finance

Wes Barnes

Associate

Wes primarily advises US and non-US fund managers and commodity pool operators in the areas of fund formation and compliance. He specializes in both traditional hedge funds and non-traditional funds, including digital asset and real estate funds. He also works with clients on more general investment-related matters, such as investment adviser registration, CPO / CTA registration, and managed account platforms.

Wes lives in Atlanta with his wife.

Phone:
404.689.3708

Email:
wes@cottlawgroup.com

Education:

  • Emory University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of South Carolina, B.S. in Business Administration

Amanda Guarisco

Associate

Amanda counsels investment advisers and private fund managers on regulatory and operational matters. She specializes in incubator funds, cryptocurrency funds, and other private investment vehicles. She also advises clients on compliance matters regarding investment adviser registration, broker-dealer activities, and marketing activities.

Amanda lives in Atlanta with her dog, Rory.

Phone:
205.242.0555

Email:
amanda@cottlawgroup.com

Education:

  • Emory University School of Law, J.D.
  • Louisiana State University, B.S. in Economics; concentration in Empirical Economic Analysis

Marc Dubuc

Associate

Marc advises domestic and offshore funds on their operational and regulatory issues. He focuses on digital asset funds, hedge funds, and other private investment vehicles. He also advises clients on general investment-related matters concerning broker-dealer activities, fund structure, marketing activities and investment adviser registration.

Phone:
404-323-5021

Email:
marc@cottlawgroup.com

Education:

  • Mercer University School of Law, J.D.

  • University of Georgia, B.B.A. in Finance

Emily Stolz

Client Relations Director

Emily assists investment advisers and private fund managers with administrative, regulatory, and compliance matters, including entity formations, investment adviser registrations and SEC filings. Emily also serves as CLG’s office manager and takes an active role in developing the firm’s marketing initiatives and overall vision.

Emily lives in Marietta with her husband, Jason, and daughters, Porter and Rynn.

Phone:
404.689.6354

Email:
emily@cottlawgroup.com

Education:

  • Clemson University, B.S. in Travel and Tourism Management

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