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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana Ridgeland, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Litigation - Securities Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Litigation - Securities Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law International Mergers & Acquisitions Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law International Trade and Finance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Mutual Funds Law
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity 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:
    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:
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Law Public Finance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Banking and Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Securities
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  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • 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:
    Gaming Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Fort Worth, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Oil and Gas Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Real Estate Law Securitization and Structured Finance Law Banking and Finance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law
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  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Venture Capital Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Mutual Funds Law Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Securities Regulation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Troy, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Municipal Law Banking and Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Franchise Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Huntsville, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Corporate Law Venture Capital Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
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David C. Buck was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

David C. Buck

Sidley Austin LLP
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law CleanTech Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Venture Capital Law
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Guy M. Burns was awarded 2020 "Lawyer of the Year" in Elasticsearch.PracticeArea

Guy M. Burns

Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Litigation - Securities
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  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Securities Antitrust Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Litigation - Antitrust Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Compliance Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law
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David J. Champoux was awarded 2020 "Lawyer of the Year" in Elasticsearch.PracticeArea

David J. Champoux

Pierce Atwood LLP
  • Location:
    Portland, Maine
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Real Estate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Venture Capital Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law Securities Regulation Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Litigation - Securities Antitrust Law Litigation - Antitrust
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Appellate Practice Commercial Litigation Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law Litigation - Securities
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Orlando, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Tax Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Governance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Providence, Rhode Island
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Securities / Capital Markets Law Litigation - Environmental Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Tax Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Banking and Finance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation
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  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Venture Capital Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Regulation
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  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Real Estate Law Tax Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Financial Services Regulation Law Corporate Compliance Law Securities Regulation Banking and Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Tax Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Burlington, Vermont
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Banking and Finance Law
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Matthew P. Feeney was awarded 2020 "Lawyer of the Year" in Elasticsearch.PracticeArea

Matthew P. Feeney

Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Banking and Finance Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Mutual Funds Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Iselin, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Securities Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Banking and Finance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions 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:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation
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  • Location:
    Red Bank, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation - Securities Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities Regulation Banking and Finance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Financial Services Regulation Law
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  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Regulation Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Venture Capital Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Securities Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Corporate Law Corporate Compliance Law Litigation - Antitrust Litigation - Banking and Finance Corporate Governance Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law International Mergers & Acquisitions Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Venture Capital Law
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  • 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:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Banking and Finance Law Securities Regulation Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Mutual Funds Law Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Greenville, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    International Trade and Finance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law
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  • Location:
    Greenville, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Financial Services Regulation Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Regulation Litigation - Banking and Finance
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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Alan Graham Greer was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Alan Graham Greer

Day Pitney LLP
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Banking and Finance Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Antitrust Commercial Litigation Appellate Practice Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Securities / Capital Markets Law Litigation - Construction
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Century City, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law Securities Regulation Corporate Compliance Law
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  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Public Finance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Providence, Rhode Island
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Real Estate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Tallahassee, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Tax Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Public Finance Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Litigation - Securities
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Venture Capital Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Omaha, Nebraska
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Nonprofit / Charities Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Tax Law Securities Regulation Trusts and Estates Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
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  • Location:
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Public Finance Law Financial Services Regulation Law Banking and Finance Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Venture Capital Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Health Care Law Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Public Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Health Care Law
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  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Governance Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Bridgewater, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions 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:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation
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  • Location:
    Greenville, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law
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  • Location:
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Regulation Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Securities / Capital Markets Law

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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.