The attorneys in Bradley’s Public Companies team counsel public companies, as well as companies focused on becoming public, on matters affecting operation in the public markets. Our team provides legal advice on compliance with evolving securities laws and corporate governance practices, and regularly assists clients in debt and equity capital markets transactions. We represent companies that are traded on all of the major U.S. securities exchanges and span a wide variety of industries. We counsel our public company clients on matters including:

  • Reporting obligations under and compliance with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
  • Capital markets transactions, including filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission in accordance with the Securities Act of 1933
  • Compliance with the Dodd-Frank Act, the JOBS Act, and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Applicable legal and regulatory requirements of the SEC and securities exchanges, including NYSE and Nasdaq
  • Corporate governance
  • Proxy statements and proxy advisory firm issues
  • Shareholder activism and takeover defenses
  • Executive compensation and equity compensation plan adoption and administration