"We appreciate their ability to analyze, organize, coordinate and consummate a complex transaction and make it happen." 


Bilzin Sumberg’s Corporate Group serves as a trusted legal advisor to public and private companies, domestically and internationally, in connection with securities offerings and securities law and regulatory compliance matters. Our team represents public and private issuers, underwriters, private equity funds, placement agents, venture capital firms and other types of investors and issuers on a broad range of capital raising transactions, from the first round of financing to initial public offering and beyond.

Our Securities services include, among others:

  • Documenting and negotiating documentation for private placement financing transactions with friends and family, angel, seed, venture capital and private equity investors
  • Assisting companies with Regulation D and Rule 506 private placements 
  • Advising clients on primary offerings, secondary offerings, follow-on offerings, stock repurchase programs, self-tender offers, high-yield debt offerings and convertible debt offerings  
  • Counseling clients on the myriad issues involved with securities offerings, including SEC reporting requirements, proxy and consent solicitations, general disclosure compliance, tender and exchange offers and director and officer indemnification issues 
  • Reviewing and advising issuers on SEC filings, including proxy statements and periodic reports 
  • Reviewing and advising directors, officers and investors on Section 16, Section 13, and Rule 144
  • Reviewing external communications materials with respect to non-GAAP financial measures and for possible Regulation FD implications
  • Creating private funds and the relevant documentation for their private securities offerings, including private placement memoranda, subscription agreements and side letters 
  • Acting as outside general counsel to private equity and venture capital firms during their formation and also in connection with portfolio investments and divestiture transactions
David M. Seifer
Practice Group Leader, Corporate & Finance
Jose Sariego