Alan K. MacDonald - Frost Brown Todd LLC

Alan K. MacDonald

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 502-568-0277

A member of Frost Brown Todd and its Capital Transactions and Governance practice group,  Alan K. MacDonald represents public companies in connection with capital transactions, compliance with federal securities laws, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions. He counsels boards of directors and their audit, compensation, nominating and special committees on fiduciary duties and the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and SEC and stock exchange rules. He has actively participated in drafting legislation governing Kentucky corporations and business organizations.

Representative transactional experience includes:

  • $38 million initial public offering for NASDAQ banking company 
  • $150 million 144A senior note offering 
  • $26 million preferred stock investment by institutional investors in medical device developer, in conjunction with reverse merger 
  • $183 million initial public offering by NYSE restaurant chain 
  • Counseling special committee on sale of $51 million in preferred stock to institutional investors 
  • Advising management in management-led $700 buyout proposal for NASDAQ human services provider 
  • Counseling audit committees of public companies in compliance review and establishing related party transaction policies 
  • Target counsel in tender offer for NASDAQ furniture manufacturer and importer 
  • Acquirer counsel in tender offer for NYSE coal producer 
  • Acquirer counsel in tender offer for NASDAQ wine producer

Vanderbilt University Law SchoolJ.D. Dartmouth CollegeAB 1977
Kentucky Bar AssociationLouisville Bar AssociationAdvisory Committee to Kentucky Division of SecuritiesKentucky Limited Liability Company Act CommitteeKentucky Bar Association Corporation Act Task ForceKentucky Bar Association Corporation Task ForceBusiness Law Section of the Kentucky Bar AssociationBusiness Law Section of the Louisville Bar Association

Office Location

400 West Market Street, Suite 3200
Louisville, KY 40202-3363
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Governance Law of the Louisville Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Securities / Capital Markets Law of the Louisville Metro Area
Alan K. MacDonald has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Alan K. MacDonald has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law (Closely-Held Businesses, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, General Corporate, Leveraged Buyouts, Mergers & Acquisitions, Publicly-Held Companies, Securities, Structuring of Business Entities, Transactions)
Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law (Capital Markets, Corporate, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Governance, Disclosure, Mergers & Acquisitions, Regulatory, Transactions)
Securities Regulation