About Genna Garver
Genna Garver is an EB-5 corporate and securities attorney of counsel to Dorsey & Whitney LLP’s Corporate Group. She works out of the firm’s New York, N.Y., office and is the chair of the Investment Regulation Group. Attorney Garver advises investment management clients on both state and federal securities laws. This includes representing financial institutions in regulatory and transactional matters, with an emphasis on the implementation of investment strategies by hedge funds, investment advisers, and various other private investment funds.
Attorney Garver’s practice encompasses domestic and offshore funds formation and offering matters; compliance programs related to the Investment Advisers Act; private fund and broker-dealer regulation; state investment adviser and SEC regulation; and regulatory investigations and examinations and mock audits. In addition to counseling clients on the Volcker Rule, she also provides counsel on the complexities of structuring issues and affiliated transactions for banking clients.
After earning her Bachelor's Degree, cum laude, in government and legal studies in 1997 from Bowdoin College, Attorney Garver obtained her Juris Doctor in 2000 from the Northeastern University School of Law. She is admitted to practice in the states of New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut. She is a member of the Connecticut Hedge Fund Association, the Hedge Fund Association, 85 Broads, the National Society of Compliance Professionals, and the 100 Women in Hedge Funds Scholarship Committee.
In addition to serving as alumni admissions volunteer for Bowdoin College, Attorney Garver is an ambassador and president of the Connecticut chapter of Bright Pink. She has published numerous articles on various aspects of securities law and has spoken at many conferences throughout the United States as a panelist, including at conferences specifically focused on the EB-5 program. Attorney Garver was listed as one of the “Top 25 EB-5 Attorneys” in 2013 by EB5 Investors Magazine.