Cynthia L. Wells

CYNTHIA L. WELLS is a member of the firm’s Investment Funds, Advisers and Derivatives group. Her practice focuses on the representation of domestic and international investment funds and advisers. She is a member of the Sidley’s Associates Committee.

Cynthia’s practice encompasses:

Advice to both U.S. and non-U.S. managers to investment products of all types – including hedge funds, mutual funds, private equity funds, real estate funds, collateral managers and managed accounts – with respect to both U.S. federal and state investment adviser registration, regulation and compliance.
Advice to financial institutions with respect to investment fund compliance and governance issues.
Organization and registration of U.S. registered investment companies, including mutual funds, money market funds and closed-end funds.

Cynthia also has general corporate finance experience, particularly in investment grade debt securities and medium-term note programs.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Investment Funds and 2) Advisers and Derivatives
Law School Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1984
Education Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1981
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Sidley Austin LLP
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