Public companies face a complex environment of regulatory and investor scrutiny. They need an experienced legal team with the depth and versatility to guide them successfully through the maze of rules and regulations applied specifically to them.
At the same time, when engaged in transactions, public companies require lawyers with an intense and practical focus on getting deals done.
Our public companies team provides a complete solution to the compliance and transactional needs of our clients. We represent companies of all sizes and in a wide range of industries.
Our corporate governance and compliance lawyers are recognized as leaders in their field. They counsel senior management and boards on a variety of critical issues, including SEC disclosure rules, stock exchange requirements, corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley, ethics and proper board procedures. We are also deeply involved in director training programs, and authors of a popular guide to governance and disclosure, regular timely updates on emerging issues, and numerous articles in leading publications.
Our transactional lawyers have significant experience in public company mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, and equity and debt offerings. We have the depth to handle multiple deals simultaneously for a client. Our deal teams can draw on experienced transactional lawyers with a wide range of functional specialties, including securities, tax, intellectual property, antitrust, benefits and labor. This enables us to ensure that deals are structured properly and meet the client's strategic and economic objectives.