Lawrence (Larry) B. Mandala is a member of the Munck Wilson Mandala executive committee and chairman of the corporate law group. He has over 27 years of experience representing public and private companies in a wide range of corporate and business transactions. His corporate finance practice includes private placements, IPOs and secondary public offerings of equity, debt, direct participation and hybrid securities.
Larry has extensive experience representing clients in business acquisitions, including mergers, asset purchases, stock purchases, strategic alliances and joint ventures, corporate restructurings, exchange offers, private equity investments, going private transactions and hostile and friendly tender offers.
In addition to transactional matters, Larry regularly counsels public and private clients on federal and state securities and general corporate law matters, including compliance with periodic reporting requirements and proxy solicitation regulations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, insider trading, anti-takeover planning, resales of restricted securities, director and officer fiduciary duties, executive compensation and disclosure obligations.
Larry also guides public companies on their compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the corporate governance rules of the NYSE, AMEX and NASD and advises public and private companies and their directors, officers and shareholders regarding other corporate governance issues and corporate best practices.
A frequent presenter on corporate and securities law, Larry’s clients are in virtually every major industry, including technology, electronic entertainment & gaming, banking, and energy. His clients range in size from start-ups and emerging companies to large, multinational public corporations.