Public Company Representation

Stradling advises numerous publicly held companies regarding compliance with federal and state securities laws, the rules and regulations of the securities exchanges, and state corporation laws.

Our public clients range from multi-billion dollar international companies to emerging micro-cap companies in various industries, including life science, technologyretail, and banking.

We are well-equipped to assist our public clients with a myriad of legal issues, including capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance matters, Exchange Act compliance, fiduciary duties, and government investigations.

Our principal areas of service for our public clients include:

  • Capital markets transactions, including registered and unregistered debt and equity offerings
  • Mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs and recapitalizations
  • Exchange Act reporting and compliance
  • Proxy statements and proxy contests 
  • Securities exchange listing and compliance 
  • Going private transactions and deregistration 
  • Corporate governance 
  • Board and committee representation 
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)/Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)/securities exchange inquiries and investigations 
  • Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance 
  • Section 16 reporting and compliance