Newport Beach-based Ryan Wilkins, a shareholder in Strading’s Corporate and Securities practice group was quoted in the Law360 article, “5 Keys to a Successful IPO Roadshow." The article discusses the lawyer’s role behind the scenes to make sure the process runs smoothly in order to generate demand in the IPO at a favorable price for the issuer. According to Wilkins, starting the process early allows the company to take advantage of "testing the waters" provisions of securities laws. "One, it gives the management team the ability to practice and hone its craft in terms of giving the ultimate roadshow presentation," said Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth PC shareholder Ryan Wilkins. "Secondly, it allows the management team the ability to incorporate feedback from those early meetings into the roadshow."