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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Mississippi Ridgeland, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Securities Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Securities Commercial Litigation Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Venture Capital Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law International Mergers & Acquisitions
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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    International Trade and Finance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Regulation
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mutual Funds Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law
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Kenneth J. Baronsky was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Kenneth J. Baronsky

Sidley Austin LLP
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Venture Capital Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
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  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Public Finance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Banking and Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Securities
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  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Gaming Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Fort Worth, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Securitization and Structured Finance Law Banking and Finance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law
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  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Venture Capital Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation
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  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Venture Capital Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Mutual Funds Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Compliance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Troy, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Municipal Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Real Estate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Tysons, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Information Technology Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Franchise Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Huntsville, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Venture Capital Law
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David C. Buck was awarded 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" in Elasticsearch.PracticeArea

David C. Buck

Sidley Austin LLP
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation
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  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law CleanTech Law Venture Capital Law
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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Guy M. Burns was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Guy M. Burns

Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Securities / Capital Markets Law Litigation - Securities
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  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Litigation - Securities Litigation - Antitrust Litigation - Intellectual Property Antitrust Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law
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David J. Champoux was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

David J. Champoux

Pierce Atwood LLP
  • Location:
    Portland, Maine
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Venture Capital Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Antitrust Litigation - Securities Securities / Capital Markets Law Antitrust Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Commercial Litigation Appellate Practice
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Litigation - Securities
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Providence, Rhode Island
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Environmental Commercial Litigation Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Bankruptcy Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Tax Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Securities / Capital Markets Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
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  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Corporate Governance Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Banking and Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law Banking and Finance Law Financial Services Regulation Law Corporate Compliance Law
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  • Location:
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Securities Regulation
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Tax Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Burlington, Vermont
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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Matthew P. Feeney was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Matthew P. Feeney

Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Banking and Finance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Mutual Funds Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law
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  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Iselin, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law Litigation - Securities Commercial Litigation Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Banking and Finance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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David Foltyn was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

David Foltyn

Honigman LLP
  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Mergers and Acquisitions Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law
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  • Location:
    Red Bank, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Litigation - Securities Securities Regulation Mergers and Acquisitions Law Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Financial Services Regulation Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Banking and Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Banking and Finance Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Venture Capital Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Regulation
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  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Corporate Law Corporate Compliance Law Litigation - Antitrust Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Securities Litigation - Banking and Finance Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law International Mergers & Acquisitions Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation
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  • Location:
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Securities Regulation Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Banking and Finance Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Mutual Funds Law
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Greenville, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law International Trade and Finance Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
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  • Location:
    Greenville, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Litigation - Banking and Finance Financial Services Regulation Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Banking and Finance Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Appellate Practice Litigation - Antitrust Securities / Capital Markets Law Litigation - Construction
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Century City, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law
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  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Public Finance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Providence, Rhode Island
  • Practice Areas:
    Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Securities Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation
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  • Location:
    Tallahassee, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Tax Law
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Banking and Finance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Venture Capital Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Omaha, Nebraska
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Nonprofit / Charities Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Tax Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Trusts and Estates Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Public Finance Law Financial Services Regulation Law Corporate Law Banking and Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Banking and Finance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Venture Capital Law
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Health Care Law Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation
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  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law Public Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Banking and Finance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Mergers and Acquisitions Law Health Care Law
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  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Bridgewater, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Palo Alto, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
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Practice Area Definition

Securities / Capital Markets Law Definition

Securities/Capital Markets Law is the practice area of lawyers who represent entities that issue securities to raise capital, security holders seeking to sell their securities, or banks and investment banks that underwrite and sell such securities. The entities that issue the securities are typically corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, mutual funds, exchange traded funds (ETFs), grantor trusts, or real estate investment trusts (REITs). These entities may be U.S.- or non-U.S.-based. The types of securities that may be issued include common and preferred stock, secured and unsecured debt (which may be investment grade or “high-yield”), convertible debt securities, equity linked notes, securitized debt, limited partnership interests, American depositary receipts (representing stock of non-U.S. companies), commercial paper, and options and other derivatives related to such securities. These securities may be sold in public offerings or in private placements to institutional and sophisticated investors.

Lawyers in this area must have a comprehensive understanding of the federal securities laws administered by the SEC and the securities laws of the jurisdictions in which the securities will be sold, as well as the rules of the national securities exchanges and FINRA. A significant part of their practice is advising issuers and underwriters as to what information about the issuer and the securities being offered is “material” or otherwise required to be disclosed to prospective investors in the issuer’s disclosure documents and offering materials. Their ability to render effective disclosure advice requires extensive experience in dealing with issuers that have faced difficult disclosure issues as well as the ability to call on lawyers in other practice areas to help analyze the client’s issues that require specialized knowledge.

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Securities/Capital Markets Law is the practice area of lawyers who represent entities that issue securities to raise capital, security holders seeking to sell their securities, or banks and investment banks that underwrite and sell such securities. The entities that issue the securities are typically corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, mutual funds, exchange traded funds (ETFs), grantor trusts, or real estate investment trusts (REITs). These entities may be U.S.- or non-U.S.-based. The types of securities that may be issued include common and preferred stock, secured and unsecured debt (which may be investment grade or “high-yield”), convertible debt securities, equity linked notes, securitized debt, limited partnership interests, American depositary receipts (representing stock of non-U.S. companies), commercial paper, and options and other derivatives related to such securities. These securities may be sold in public offerings or in private placements to institutional and sophisticated investors.

Lawyers in this area must have a comprehensive understanding of the federal securities laws administered by the SEC and the securities laws of the jurisdictions in which the securities will be sold, as well as the rules of the national securities exchanges and FINRA. A significant part of their practice is advising issuers and underwriters as to what information about the issuer and the securities being offered is “material” or otherwise required to be disclosed to prospective investors in the issuer’s disclosure documents and offering materials. Their ability to render effective disclosure advice requires extensive experience in dealing with issuers that have faced difficult disclosure issues as well as the ability to call on lawyers in other practice areas to help analyze the client’s issues that require specialized knowledge.