Peter M. Menard is a senior partner in the Corporate Practice Group and the Chairman of the Public Company Team at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP..
Mr. Menard's principal areas of practice are corporate governance, securities law compliance and corporate transactions. He is a frequent commentator on issues of corporate governance, including the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002. Mr. Menard's securities practice includes Board and committee representations; internal investigations; periodic SEC filings; securities exchange listing rules; public offerings; mezzanine financings; venture capital financings; proxy contests; tender offers; rights offerings; exchange offers; going private transactions; and SEC and exchange enforcement actions. His corporate practice includes acquisitions; leveraged buyouts; and technology development, research, license and materials transfer agreements.
Mr. Menard's clients range from start-up companies to large, publicly-traded corporations with international operations primarily in the retailing, manufacturing, technology, and consumer products industries.