Attorneys in our public company advisory practice are regarded as valuable counselors to public company boards of directors, executive management and in-house legal teams. Currently engaged by more than 35 public companies as primary corporate and securities counsel, we provide legal advice and strategic guidance on matters affecting public companies and their operation in the public markets.
Chambers USA has said of our firm, it is "acclaimed for its work at both the state and national level as counsel to a large number of public companies. Its depth of resources enables it to provide an extensive range of corporate-related advice." (from Chambers USA 2013) Our firm's public company advisory attorneys have served as former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) attorneys, former in-house counsel and as company executives, which gives us unique insight into cutting-edge issues and into the matters that are top-of-mind to our public company clients.
We provide public company advisory services to clients on matters, including:
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Capital raising
- Executive compensation
- Shareholder activism
- Stock exchange compliance and reporting obligations
- Internal accounting controls and procedures and SEC accounting interpretations
- Regulatory requirements