May 11, 2015

Tracey L. Mancini
Marketing Communications Manager
(716) 847-8340

Washington, D.C. – Robert V. Cornish Jr., and James Kevin Wholey, partners with Phillips Lytle LLP, a premier regional law firm recognized nationally for legal excellence, will present at the Inaugural Meeting of the DC Alternative Investment Consortium (DCAIC). The invitation-only event will take place on Tuesday, May 12, at the Metropolitan Club, 1700 H St. NW, Washington, DC 20006. The initial meeting will serve as a knowledge sharing and networking opportunity for leaders in the alternative investment industry.

DCAIC is a new thought group created to provide knowledge sharing and interaction among Washington area investment advisers and fund managers in the alternative investment arena. DCAIC recognizes the unique characteristics and international emphasis of the alternative investment community in the Washington area, and aspires to be a leading organization for industry intelligence and meaningful networking.

Mr. Cornish focuses on litigation, arbitration, regulatory and compliance matters for broker/dealers, investment advisers, hedge funds, commodity firms, institutional investors and family offices in the U.S. and abroad.

Mr. Wholey has broad experience at the intersection of federal affairs and international business. He specializes in transnational compliance issues, and will be addressing the FCPA and sanctions exposure of private equity and alternative investment managers.

Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices across New York State and in Chicago, IL; Washington, D.C.; and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base, including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle-market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit