Harvey E. Bines

Harvey E. Bines


Sullivan & Worcester LLP

Recognized since 2007

Boston, Massachusetts

Practice Areas

Corporate Compliance Law

Corporate Governance Law

Corporate Law

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Corporate Compliance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Corporate Compliance Law
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Harvey practices primarily in the areas of international and domestic corporate finance and domestic corporate governance, investment management law, securities law, including the Investment Company Act and Investment Advisers Act, and corporation, limited liability company and partnership law. Harvey counsels domestic and foreign clients, and advises clients respecting domestic and offshore investments and transactions.

Harvey was formerly an associate professor of law at The University of Virginia School of Law (investment law, torts) and an adjunct professor at Boston College Law School (corporate finance). Harvey has advised and lectured in Israel, Ireland and Central and Eastern Europe. He has served as a board member of an NYSE-listed company and of an NASD company. Harvey has lectured in the United States and in China, England, the Czech Republic, Austria and Hungary on private-equity investment, institutional investment and public and private investment companies and other collective investment vehicles.

Location

  • One Post Office Square
    Boston, MA 02109

Education

  • University of Virginia , J.D., graduated 1970
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, BS, graduated 1963

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, Virginia Bar (Associate Member)
  • Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bar

Affiliations

  • BBA Comments on Opinion Accord - BBA Drafting Committee
  • Ch. 156C Limited Liability Company Act - BBA Drafting Committee,
  • Albert Schweitzer Fellowship - Trustee and Treasurer
  • American Law Institute - Member
  • Massachusetts, Virginia, and Boston Bar Associations - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Corporate Compliance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Corporate Compliance Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Corporate Compliance Law, Boston (2020)
  • Corporate Compliance Law, Boston (2015)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law

Special Focus

  • Corporate Governance
  • COVID-19
  • Emerging Business
  • Fiduciary Duties
  • Partnership and Limited Liability

Awards:

  • Who’s Who in America
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers (2004, 2005, 2007-2009, 2011, 2012)

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Experience

  • Represented public and private clients, including regulated entities, in domestic and offshore mergers and acquisitions, tender offers, asset dispositions and equity financings, refinancings and restructurings, in large and small transactions
  • Advised institutional investors on issues arising under the Investment Company Act, the Investment Advisers Act, the prudence and prohibited transaction provisions of ERISA, and the Prudent Investor Rule under common law and state and federal statutes

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