Gary Ivey, formerly co-coordinator of the firm’s corporate practices, is a partner in the Corporate Transactions & Securities Group and is a seasoned transactional lawyer and corporate counselor. He concentrates his practice in the areas of public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, including Rule 144A transactions, tender offers, exchange offers, restructurings and recapitalizations, mergers and acquisitions, going private transactions and corporate governance, particularly focused on public company representation. His clients have covered a variety of industry sectors, including retail, restaurant and food service, manufacturing, automotive, media, and sports and entertainment.
Mr. Ivey is recognized in Super Lawyers magazine and in The Best Lawyers in America in the corporate, mergers and acquisitions and securities law areas. He advises public company boards of directors and board committees regarding fiduciary duties in the context of fundamental corporate transactions and ongoing operations, as well as compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank and rules and regulations of the SEC, the NYSE and NASDAQ.
Mr. Ivey received his J.D. degree in 1981 from Stanford Law School, where he was a member of the Stanford Law Review, and his undergraduate degree in 1978 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.