Anthony Wise

Karl A. Cole-Frieman (Counsel) Anthony ("Tony") counsels registered investment advisers, private fund managers, and digital asset companies in regulatory and operational matters, including fund formation and structure, registration, and compliance. Tony also advises financial services employees on a variety of issues including employment agreements and separation strategy.

Tony began his legal career in intellectual property where he specialized in trademark and patent prosecution. He added to his practice by representing small- and medium-sized business clients in the areas of litigation/alternative dispute resolution and property management. Prior to joining Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP, Tony was an associate at Law Offices of Nancy M. Battel, JD MBA, where he advised clients in a wide range of matters, including business entity formation and compliance, corporate reorganization, real estate disputes, securities law, and employment matters.

Tony holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Davis, and received his law degree from the University of Hawaii (William S. Richardson School of Law). Tony is registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a Patent Attorney.

Tony enjoys basketball and mountain biking.