Cooley Expands Public Companies Group in New York
New York – September 21, 2021 – Sarah Sellers has joined Cooley’s public companies practice group as a partner in New York. Arriving from WilmerHale, Sellers has extensive experience advising public companies on a broad range of corporate, securities, transactional and governance matters.
“Sarah brings with her the business-savvy know-how that our expansive public companies platform demands,” said Chadwick Mills, who co-chairs Cooley’s public companies practice group alongside Nicole Brookshire. “Our clients’ needs are increasing daily, and Sarah’s arrival will be key in continuing to support their long-term growth. We are thrilled to have her on board and to continue to expand our public companies practice with yet another exceptional corporate partner.”
Sellers’ practice focuses on counseling public companies with respect to securities and corporate matters, including US Securities and Exchange Commission and stock exchange reporting, disclosure and compliance, corporate governance, strategic matters, and corporate and financial transactions, including financings, mergers and acquisitions, and other business transactions. She has advised clients across industries that include life sciences, technology, professional services and consumer products. Additionally, she has significant experience representing companies and underwriters in debt, equity and equity-linked securities offerings.
“I am thrilled to join Cooley’s dedicated and industry-leading public companies’ team during this time of exceptional growth,” said Sellers. “I look forward to partnering with and serving as a go-to for public and private companies at a firm that combines a remarkable track record with a highly inclusive and collaborative culture.”
Sellers’ arrival follows on the heels of Rupa Briggs and Nicolas Dumont, who joined as New York-based partners in the firm’s public companies group earlier this year. Cooley is one of the premier firms counseling public companies in high-stakes, complex business and litigation matters across the globe, and advises seasoned and newly public companies of all sizes on securities and corporate matters. The firm serves as principal corporate governance and securities counsel for 230+ public companies in all aspects of regulatory compliance, including securities disclosures and compliance with government and stock exchange requirements. Cooley is a trusted boardroom insider to public companies, their boards and board committees, and the firm leverages its market-leading experience to efficiently and comprehensively address clients’ legal needs at every stage in their life cycle. The firm coordinates seamlessly with lawyers from its M&A, tax, executive compensation and real estate groups to help public companies succeed in their business endeavors.
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