Bilal began his career with PriceWaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”) in the firm’s Audit-Assurance and Business Advisory Services group. After receiving his law degree, Mr. Malik obtained an LLM in Taxation from a nationally ranked program.
Bilal concentrates his practice on securities and taxation with a specific focus on representing private and registered investment companies; registered investment advisers of both U.S. and non-U.S. hedge/investment funds; international mutual funds; private equity and real estate syndicates; and commodity pools. Bilal’s extensive experience includes assisting advisers and sponsors with all aspects of entity structuring and organization and serving as chief compliance office for multiple hedge/investment funds and real estate syndicates. Bilal’s significant legal expertise and practical approach enable him to provide the highest quality representation to his diverse group of clients.
Bilal has also been featured in both national and regional publications, including Forbes and the Atlanta Business Chronicle, and is co-author of the Guardian RIA Law Report, a reference book for investment advisers.
University of Denver, LLM Taxation Law
University of Denver, JD
Georgia Southern University, BS Political Science
State Bar of Georgia
Wesley E. Dean
Wesley concentrates his practice in securities and taxation. He counsels clients on a variety of investment management and securities law matters. Wesley's representative clients include hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds, investment advisers, and broker-dealers.
Wesley advises clients on formation, structuring, private placement securities offerings, commercial contracts, and corporate governance. Furthermore, Wesley has experience guiding clients through the intricate requirements governing various alternative investment vehicles including the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, Securities Act of 1933, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, SEC regulations, and FINRA rules.
Brigham Young University, BA American Studies
Emory Law School, JD
State Bar of Georgia
Daniel D. Hamrin
Daniel represents private investment companies, crypto funds, hedge funds, private equity funds, and real estate funds. He focuses his practice on securities and taxation with an emphasis on investment management. While in law school, Daniel was a legal intern for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Investment Management and the Division of Corporation Finance, where he analyzed disclosures in company filings and reviewed the compliance of companies with the Investment Company Act of 1940 and Investments Advisers Act of 1940. Prior to joining Malik, Daniel was an associate at a law firm that specialized in tax and estate planning. There, he centered his practice on organizing tax efficient transfers between related entities in compliance with IRS regulations.
Emory University School of Law, J.D., with honors
Transactional Law Certificate
University of Kentucky, B.A. Business Management
State Bar of Florida
William C. J. Walker
William pulls from a rich knowledge of the securities industry to help clients navigate their legal needs while simultaneously advancing their business objectives. He assists private investment companies, hedge funds, private equity funds, and real estate funds—helping clients with formation, corporate governance, private placement securities offerings, commercial contracts, and compliance.
With a litigation background informing his practice, William enables clients to understand, avoid, and prepare for potential risks and liabilities. In every instance, he stives to understand his client’s business objectives and build strategies to help achieve them.