Morgan Lewis provides comprehensive litigation, corporate, transactional, regulatory, intellectual property, and labor and employment legal services to clients of all sizes—from globally established industry leaders to just-conceived start-ups. We craft and execute business- and industry-specific strategies that align with today’s evolving economic and regulatory conditions, and that address the full scope of our clients’ challenges and opportunities in the courtroom, in the boardroom, within the workforce, and in government and policy matters.
Founded in 1873, Morgan Lewis offers some 1,600 legal professionals—including lawyers, patent agents, benefits advisers, regulatory scientists, and other specialists—in 25 offices across the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
Locke Lord consistently ranks among American Lawyer’s top 100 U.S. law firms. The Firm’s full range of practice and industry areas serve national and international clients from offices in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. It has an excellent reputation in complex litigation, regulatory and transactional work, with its 650-plus lawyers building collaborative relationships and crafting creative solutions – all designed and executed to meet clients’ long-term strategic goals.
Seyfarth Shaw has more than 800 attorneys and provides a broad range of legal services in the areas of labor and employment, employee benefits, litigation, corporate and real estate. With offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco, Shanghai, Sydney and Washington, D.C., Seyfarth’s clients include over 300 of the Fortune 500 companies and reflect virtually every industry and segment of the economy. A recognized leader in delivering value and innovation for legal services, Seyfarth’s acclaimed SeyfarthLean® client service model has earned numerous accolades from a variety of highly respected third parties, including industry associations, consulting firms and media. For more information, please visit www.seyfarth.com.
Albert Lung is of counsel in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice.His practice concentrates on capital market transactions, corporate governance, and securities laws. His work focuses on representing companies, investment banks, and major stakeholders in a variety of corporate finance transactions, including IPOs, follow-on and secondary offerings, PIPEs, Rule 144A offerings, and convertible debt financing. Mr. Lung also counsels publicly listed companies on corporate governance, SEC regulations, legal compliance, NYSE and NASDAQ listing requirements, investors communications, and general corporate matters. He also advises companies located in the Asia-Pacific region in cross-border financing transactions and compliance with U.S. securities laws and disclosure requirements. He has represented clients in venture financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other commercial transactions for companies in a variety of industries, with a focus on representing emerging technology and life science companies in Silicon Valley.
Daniel P. Weitzel is of counsel in Locke Lord's Washington, D.C. office where he represents clients in corporate and securities law, focusing on mergers and acquisitions and other corporate reorganizations, private placements of both debt and equity and general corporate business planning and counseling. Mr. Weitzel has represented companies and individuals in numerous instances relating to corporate control issues and financial transactions. Furthermore, Mr. Weitzel has also represented investment banks and other entities in acquisition, divestiture and capital raising transactions.
Mr. Weitzel has been involved with many transactions of a similar nature over the years. His representation consisted of advising the client on the full spectrum of issues, negotiating the transaction, drafting all transaction documents, preparing and filing any necessary applications or notices with various agencies, assisting the client in the performance of due diligence and closing the transaction.
Mr. Weitzel also provides extensive counseling and assistance with respect to corporate governance matters, securities reporting requirements, financial institution regulatory matters and executive compensation.
Georgia P. Quinn, a senior associate in the New York office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, has spearheaded the firm’s crowdfunding initiative and is a sought after thought-leader in the crowdfunding space. Ms. Quinn has recently spoken to the Securities and Exchange and Commission , Congressional staff-members, leaders of US and UK crowdfunding portals and peer-to-peer lending platforms, the Canadian Equity Crowdfunding Alliance and has chaired a panel on crowdfunding for the ABA and presented to the Council of Development Finance Agencies, the Crowdfund Global Expo in San Diego and New York, in an international webcast for the New York State Bar Association, at the New York State Securities Bar and at the Small Business Administration Roundtable on crowdfunding in Washington DC.