Mr. Lieberman is the Chair of the firm's Corporate, Securities and Finance Department. He has extensive experience in a broad range of business law issues, including mergers and acquisitions, securities, corporate governance, finance and banking, employment, executive compensation, bankruptcy and corporate restructuring, litigation and legislation. His experience includes a wide variety of industries, including energy, finance, manufacturing, healthcare, technology, services, biotechnology, communications and others. He has been selected by Best Lawyer's in America as the Phoenix "Lawyer of the Year" in 2019 for in Corporate Compliance, in 2018 and 2016 for Business Organizations and in 2014 for Corporate Governance.
He has served as in-house General Counsel and outside counsel to a variety of companies, ranging in size from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Lieberman has counseled boards and senior management on issues pertinent to growing companies as well as those experiencing a crisis situations.
Mr. Lieberman represents companies in M&A, securities and other regulatory compliance, capital market transactions, contract negotiations, executive compensation, company policy and plan development, and ethical compliance. He was General Counsel to an international commercial finance company. He also supervised its internal audit, shareowner services, and corporate communications departments, chaired its ethics committee, and performed other business functions. He served as counsel to the company in its finance and treasury operations, negotiated debt agreements and offerings in excess of $7 billion. He was also responsible for compliance with the securities and employment laws, as well as, mergers and acquisitions, licensing agreements, lease negotiations and U.S. and international service marks.
He is a Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor