Sehrish Siddiqui counsels a wide variety of public companies primarily in the areas of corporate finance, compliance and governance. She regularly advises clients on ESG (environmental, social and governance) disclosures and related internal processes. She has served as counsel to underwriters, agents and issuers for more than 100 initial public offerings, follow-on offerings and at-the-market programs of various NYSE- and Nasdaq-traded entities. Her national and international clients include healthcare companies, real estate investment trusts, business development companies, retail and consumer product companies and investment banks.
Sehrish’s practice includes:
- Public offerings of securities for both issuers and underwriters.
- Compliance with the registration and governance requirements of the Securities Act, Exchange Act and 1940 Act.
- ESG related matters.
- Broker-dealer compliance with applicable regulations of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
- Other corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions and private placements.
Prior to joining the firm, Sehrish interned at the SEC in the Office of the Inspector General where she assisted with internal audits and investigations.
American Bar Association — Young Lawyers Division; Former Sub-Grants Judge
National Association of Muslim Lawyers — President (2021); President-Elect (2020); Vice President (2019); Director at Large (2017-2019)
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Tennessee Bar Association — Business Law Section, Executive Council; Young Lawyers Division
Memphis Bar Association
Memphis Botanic Garden — Board Member (2019-2020)
Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association — Board Member
Bass, Berry & Sims — Pro Bono Committee (2015-Present)
Bass, Berry & Sims — Professional Development Committee (2011-2013); Entry-Level Hiring Committee (2014-2015)
New Memphis Institute — Fellow (September 2014)
Leadership Germantown — Graduate (May 2015)
Media Mentions & Firm News
Memphis Business Journal — Super Women in Business (2019)
Memphis Area Legal Services — W.J. Michael Cody Access to Justice Award (2018)
Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2013-2022)
Marquis Who’s Who — Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2018)
Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) — Fellow (2018)
Lawyers of Color “National Hotlist” (2014)
University of Memphis — Outstanding Senior of the Year
Phi Kappa Phi