Capital Markets: REITs (Band 4)
Practice Areas: Michael L. Zuppone is a partner in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s New York office. He practices primarily in the area of securities and capital markets representing public and private companies, underwriters, and investors in domestic and international equity and debt securities offerings, including IPO’s, follow on offerings, Rule 144A offerings, PIPE, and other private placements. Mr. Zuppone also practices general corporate and securities law and is often consulted as outside securities counsel by many of the firm’s public company clients with respect to ongoing securities compliance. He regularly counsels public companies and their boards regarding Dodd Frank, Sarbanes-Oxley and related corporate governance compliance. Mr. Zuppone’s practice also includes advice to sponsors concerning the formation of private equity funds and portfolio transactions. He also has substantial experience in mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and joint ventures involving public and private companies and he regularly counsels investment professionals regarding securities, broker-dealer, and investment advisor regulations.
Professional Memberships: Serves as the chair of the firm’s Securities & Capital Markets practice group Member, Business Law Section of the American Bar Association Member, Association of SEC Alumni Member and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association-Compliance & Legal Society Admitted to the State Bar Association of New York
Career: Former Branch Chief, New York Regional Office, US Securities and Exchange Commission.
Publications: The SEC's Lateral Thinking, IFLR (August 2007), Capital-Raising Alternatives for Public Companies in the Current Environment: What Every Investment Bank Should Know, Bloomberg Law Reports (2009)