Richard M. Leisner - Trenam Law

Richard M. Leisner

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1983
Phone: 813-227-7461

Richard Leisner is Trenam Kemker's senior securities lawyer. Richard joined the firm in 1972 and has been a Member since 1978. His practice encompasses all stages of the corporate life cycle for public and private companies and their executives. Richard’s practice includes all phases of capital formation and corporate transactions from start up venture capital and private placements through IPOs and ongoing SEC reporting, executive employment, compensation and benefits, mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs and other reorganizations and takeover contests (offense and defense).  Richard is also experienced in counseling Boards of Directors on corporate governance matters, fiduciary duty issues, the Business Judgment Rule, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and independent investigations. Richard also serves as an expert witness and consultant in corporate and securities and litigation matters, including professional malpractice.

Hamilton CollegeAB 1967University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolJ.D. 1970

Office Location

101 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 2700
P.O. Box 1102
Tampa, FL 33601-1102
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Securities Regulation of the Tampa Metro Area
Richard M. Leisner has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law (Corporate Compliance, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Executive Compensation, General Corporate, IPO, Mergers & Acquisitions, Professional Ethics and Responsibility, Publicly-Held Companies, Securities, Venture Capital)
Securities / Capital Markets Law (Capital Markets, Corporate, Disclosure, Enforcement, Investigations, Mergers & Acquisitions, Venture Capital)
Securities Regulation