Public Companies

  • Top Ranked Public Company Practice: Our corporate attorneys are ranked as top practitioners locally and nationally by Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, and D Magazine.
  • Diverse Team: We provide tailored advice and guidance for publicly traded companies bringing in our corporate and regulatory professionals, our employment and labor professionals, and when necessary, our award-winning litigation team.
  • Dynamic Leadership: All of our public company clients benefit from the leadership of our corporate practice, led by two of the most respected and experienced corporate partners in the Southwest, Larry Mandala and Randy Ray.

For more than three decades, Munck Wilson Mandala attorneys have been the answer to legal challenges for publicly traded companies driven by innovation. In addition to building a strong corporate practice that has historically represented clients from small startups to Fortune 50 companies, we have developed strong teams in the other areas of practice public companies require, including IP, employment and labor, tax, and litigation. We bring a broad range of corporate legal solutions to our clients, and we have been with many of our clients since the beginning of their business, watching them grow and helping them go public or sell. In each scenario, our goal is the same — to help our clients grow and succeed, seizing new opportunities and avoiding potential pitfalls along the way.

Munck Wilson Mandala is highly respected among clients for providing guidance to public companies and their directors, officers, and shareholders regarding corporate governance issues, employment and labor law issues, financing, intellectual property, and corporate “best practices.”

Our attorneys provide counsel and comprehensive solutions regarding a diverse mix of corporate governance matters including complex corporate transactions, fiduciary duties, and disclosure issues. Clients include boards of directors, senior management, in-house legal departments, and HR departments as well as audit committees and other special committees.

Our attorneys have experience assisting management in complying with the Securities Act of 1933, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Delaware, and other state laws, as well as NYSE, AMEX and Nasdaq regulations.

We advise boards, board committees, and executive officers of public companies and as part of our core corporate practice, our lawyers have counseled directors on their fiduciary duties, standards of conduct, liability issues and corporate governance matters, as well as federal securities law compliance matters.

Our services and areas of focus include:

  • Analysis and advice regarding governance policies and internal control systems
  • Analysis and advice regarding duties under Sarbanes-Oxley, applicable state law and traditional governance issues including preparation and review of committee charters, codes of conduct and other compliance materials
  • Preparation of periodic filings with the SEC and state securities regulators
  • Practices, policies, operations, and legal compliance audits of corporate clients
  • Applicable fiduciary duties regarding mergers and acquisitions, going private transactions, recapitalizations, and other strategic initiatives
  • Executive compensation and employee benefit plans