Carey L. Bell

Associate Philadelphia
Phone: (215) 988-2499


Carey L. Bell counsels a wide variety of clients in the investment management industry, including investment companies and investment advisors. He has assisted clients with the launches of open-end and closed-end funds, ETFs and hedge funds; drafted exemptive applications; participated in reorganizations; prepared registration statements and proxy statements and handled various other securities filings.  Carey has worked with a variety of fund types and structures, including single and multiple series funds, single and multiple class funds, registered alternative funds, master-feeder funds and hedge funds, and has advised boards of directors with regards to fund governance, fiduciary duties, best practices and various compliance matters.

Carey is a contributor to the firm's SEC Law Perspectives Blog, which provides reports, discussions, and analyses on noteworthy trends in enforcement and regulatory activity of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other agencies, such as the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).


Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2014, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 2011


  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association