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Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    Greenville, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Criminal Defense: White-Collar Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Corporate Compliance Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - ERISA Corporate Governance Law Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Securities Litigation - First Amendment
Lawyer
Douglas F. Behm was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Douglas F. Behm

Douglas F. Behm, PLLC
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Corporate Compliance Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1991
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Corporate Compliance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Financial Services Regulation Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law Securities Regulation Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Corporate Compliance Law Appellate Practice
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Burlington, Vermont
  • Practice Areas:
    Project Finance Law Public Finance Law Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Corporate Compliance Law Real Estate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Criminal Defense: White-Collar Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Regulation Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Venture Capital Law Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Financial Services Regulation Law Corporate Compliance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Banking and Finance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1993
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Securities / Capital Markets Law Litigation - Securities
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Corporate Compliance Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Lawyer
David Foltyn was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

David Foltyn

Honigman LLP
  • Recognized Since: 1997
  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2001
  • Location:
    Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Intellectual Property Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Corporate Compliance Law Litigation - Antitrust Corporate Governance Law Litigation - Securities
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2001
  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Environmental Environmental Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Real Estate Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Hartford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Governance Law Litigation - Securities
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Greenville, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1983
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Banking and Finance Law Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Burlington, Vermont
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    Greenville, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2003
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Securities Regulation Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2003
  • Location:
    Newark, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Compliance Law Tax Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Mobile, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Compliance Law Banking and Finance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Health Care Law Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Wilmington, Delaware
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Governance Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1995
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Compliance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
June N. King was awarded 2021 "Lawyer of the Year" in Elasticsearch.PracticeArea

June N. King

Dentons Bingham Greenebaum
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities Regulation Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Compliance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Banking and Finance Law Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Corporate Compliance Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1995
  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Financial Services Regulation Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Banking and Finance Law Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Compliance Law Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Madison, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Governance Law Banking and Finance Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Financial Services Regulation Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Real Estate Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Corporate Compliance Law Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Banking and Finance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law Securities Regulation Bet-the-Company Litigation Securities / Capital Markets Law Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Construction Law Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Commercial Litigation Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Corporate Compliance Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Litigation and Controversy - Tax Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Governance Law Reinsurance Law Litigation - Securities Government Relations Practice Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Commercial Litigation Corporate Governance Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
Thomas J. Minogue was awarded 2021 "Lawyer of the Year" in Elasticsearch.PracticeArea

Thomas J. Minogue

Thompson Coburn LLP
  • Recognized Since: 2001
  • Location:
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1993
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Banking and Finance Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2003
  • Location:
    Charleston, West Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Financial Services Regulation Law Banking and Finance Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    Palo Alto, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Johnston, Rhode Island
  • Practice Areas:
    Administrative / Regulatory Law Corporate Compliance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Health Care Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Nonprofit / Charities Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Public Finance Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Criminal Defense: White-Collar Criminal Defense: General Practice Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2001
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Trusts and Estates Commercial Litigation Litigation - Labor and Employment Litigation - Real Estate Banking and Finance Law Corporate Compliance Law Litigation - Securities
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Corporate Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
John F. Savarese was awarded 2021 "Lawyer of the Year" in Elasticsearch.PracticeArea

John F. Savarese

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2003
  • Location:
    Woodbridge, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Health Care Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Corporate Compliance Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Financial Services Regulation Law Corporate Governance Law Litigation - Land Use and Zoning Franchise Law Real Estate Law Corporate Law Commercial Finance Law Corporate Compliance Law Equipment Finance Law Administrative / Regulatory Law Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Municipal Nonprofit / Charities Law Litigation - Banking and Finance Securitization and Structured Finance Law Project Finance Law Land Use and Zoning Law Commercial Litigation Municipal Law Banking and Finance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Albany, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2001
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Corporate Law Corporate Compliance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Albany, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Commercial Litigation Litigation - Securities Corporate Compliance Law Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    International Mergers and Acquisitions Corporate Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Newark, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Corporate Compliance Law Appellate Practice Criminal Defense: White-Collar Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Compliance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1983
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Governance Law Litigation - Securities Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Richmond, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Criminal Defense: White-Collar Government Relations Practice
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Commercial Finance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Economic Development Law Derivatives and Futures Law Banking and Finance Law Project Finance Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1987
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Corporate Compliance Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2003
  • Location:
    Wichita, Kansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Real Estate Law Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Law Financial Services Regulation Law Corporate Governance Law Project Finance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Franchise Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Corporate Governance and Compliance Law Securities Regulation
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance and Compliance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Irvine, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Tax Law Corporate Governance and Compliance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance and Compliance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Governance and Compliance Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance and Compliance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
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  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance and Compliance Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Westerville, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Technology Law Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance and Compliance Law Banking and Finance Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance and Compliance Law Securities Regulation

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Practice Area Definition

Definition

Corporate compliance involves the design, implementation, and monitoring of effective policies, programs, procedures, and practices surrounding compliance by an organization and its employees and other representatives with legal and regulatory requirements applicable to the organization’s business activities as well as detection of potential violations of these legal and regulatory requirements by an organization’s employees and other representatives. Corporate compliance also encompasses internal policies and procedures adopted by organizations to minimize risk to the organization and ensure ethical behavior and personal conduct by the organization’s employees and other representatives.

Although the types of compliance programs and policies that may be appropriate for a particular organization will vary according to an organization’s size and complexity of operations, all organizations, large and small, corporate or otherwise, benefit from having effective corporate compliance programs in place, be they formal or informal, that are well-designed, appropriately tailored to the organization’s operations and actively monitored following their establishment.

While the design and implementation of an effective corporate compliance program is important for all types of organizations, a well designed program is ineffective without a culture within an organization that fosters a real spirit of adherence to the program from its leadership. A successful program demands the timely reporting of potential violations of the program to appropriate leaders within the organization and the prompt handling of those apparent violations.

The services of knowledgeable and experienced legal counsel can be used to assist an organization in not only cost effectively designing corporate compliance programs that are appropriate in light of an organization’s size, form of entity, operational focus, complexity, management structure, and breadth of operations, but also in aiding organizations in dealing with apparent violations of those programs and the underlying laws and regulations.

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Corporate compliance involves the design, implementation, and monitoring of effective policies, programs, procedures, and practices surrounding compliance by an organization and its employees and other representatives with legal and regulatory requirements applicable to the organization’s business activities as well as detection of potential violations of these legal and regulatory requirements by an organization’s employees and other representatives. Corporate compliance also encompasses internal policies and procedures adopted by organizations to minimize risk to the organization and ensure ethical behavior and personal conduct by the organization’s employees and other representatives.

Although the types of compliance programs and policies that may be appropriate for a particular organization will vary according to an organization’s size and complexity of operations, all organizations, large and small, corporate or otherwise, benefit from having effective corporate compliance programs in place, be they formal or informal, that are well-designed, appropriately tailored to the organization’s operations and actively monitored following their establishment.

While the design and implementation of an effective corporate compliance program is important for all types of organizations, a well designed program is ineffective without a culture within an organization that fosters a real spirit of adherence to the program from its leadership. A successful program demands the timely reporting of potential violations of the program to appropriate leaders within the organization and the prompt handling of those apparent violations.

The services of knowledgeable and experienced legal counsel can be used to assist an organization in not only cost effectively designing corporate compliance programs that are appropriate in light of an organization’s size, form of entity, operational focus, complexity, management structure, and breadth of operations, but also in aiding organizations in dealing with apparent violations of those programs and the underlying laws and regulations.