Corporate & Securities Group
James Lurie has over 30 years’ experience in corporate finance/capital market transactions, U.S. securities law, M&A, corporate governance, executive compensation and general corporate law. Jim has extensive experience advising senior management, Boards of Directors and Board Committees on SEC and SRO disclosure requirements and compliance, corporate governance policies, procedures and “best practices” and strategic initiatives and business strategy. He has advised on numerous corporate finance and M&A transactions, including over 75 IPOs (aggregate value over $10 billion), over 75 high yield and investment grade debt financings (aggregate value over $100 billion), over 150 private placements, and numerous domestic and cross border tender and exchange offers, spin-offs, going private transactions and leveraged buyouts. Jim has represented companies of all sizes, from start-up to Fortune 500 companies, engaged in numerous industries, including, without limitation, high tech, media, financial services (including insurance companies), biotech, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, manufacturing and energy/natural resources, well as investment banks, private equity and venture capital firms, and shareholders of both public and private companies.
Jim received an LL.M. in Corporation Law from New York University in 1984 and his J.D. (with Honors) from Rutgers University School of Law-Camden in 1977, where he served as a Note and Comment Editor of the Rutgers Camden Review. Jim received his B.A. in Economies from Washington University in St. Louis, cum laude. Jim is admitted to practice law in New York.
Jim has been recognized by Best Lawyers (New York) and New York Super Lawyers in the categories of Corporate Law and Corporate Finance and Securities, respectively, for a number of years.