Cynthia M. Krus: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Cynthia M. Krus

Cynthia Krus
Partner
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202.383.0218

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Practice Areas

  • Capital Markets & Investments
  • Business Development Companies
  • Corporate
  • Securities & Corporate Governance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Capital
  • Private Equity
  • Private Investment Funds
  • Venture Capital & Early Stage Finance
  • Small Business Investment Companies
  • Insurance
  • Crisis Management
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0218
Fax: 202-637-3593
http://www.sutherland.com/People/Cynthia-M-Krus
 
University Emory University, B.A.
 
Law SchoolTulane University Law School, J.D., cum laude
 
Admitted1989, Maryland; 1999, District of Columbia
 
Memberships 

Professional Activities
Member, Advisory Board, TheCorporateCounsel.net
Former Instructor, Georgetown University Law School
Former Adjunct Professor, George Washington University

 
BornChicago, Illinois, 1962
 
Biography

Cynthia Krus counsels companies and alternative investment funds in their quest to grow their businesses, especially in the crucial area of raising capital. Cynthia works with management teams and boards of directors to develop strategic plans and timing for critical decisions in all aspects of their businesses, including mergers and acquisitions; proxy contests; going-private transactions; reorganizations; debt, equity and rights offerings; and other securities and capital markets transactions. She is recognized as a leading adviser to business development companies (BDCs) and small business investment companies (SBICs).

With more than 20 years working in this specialized area, Cynthia brings deep, hands-on experience to the complex issues-both legal and strategic-faced by companies. She counsels public companies in a broad range of corporate and securities matters, such as corporate governance, crisis management, whistleblower response, disclosure, executive compensation and shareholder matters.

Cynthia is the author of theCorporate Secretary's Answer Book,which is updated annually, and frequently speaks at industry conferences on regulatory, corporate governance, and capital raising issues.

Selected Experience
Sutherland guides publicly traded private equity fund through leveraged buyout and strategic roll-up transaction.

Sutherland represents a large BDC in shelf registration offerings.

Sutherland counsels Allied Capital throughout its merger with Ares Capital.

Awards and Rankings
Recognized by Washington, D.C. nonprofit Bread for the City as Community Leader of the Year (2011)

Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the areas of corporate mergers and acquisitions and private equity (2010-2014)

Recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of corporate mergers and acquisitions (2010) and mergers and acquisitions: middle-market (2011-2012); and capital markets: equity offerings (2012-2013)

Client Tools

Crisis Management

 
ISLN905720324
 

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Second Circuit Rejects Extraterritorial Application of Dodd-Frank’s Whistleblower Anti-Retaliation Provision
Thomas R. Bundy,Peter N. Farley,Patricia A. Gorham,Cheryl L. Haas,Cynthia M. Krus, August 27, 2014
On August 14, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit became the first U.S. appellate court to weigh in on the extraterritorial application of the whistleblower provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. In Liu v. Siemens, A.G., the Second...

SEC Launches First Whistleblower Retaliation Case Under Dodd-Frank
Thomas R. Bundy,Peter N. Farley,Patricia A. Gorham,Cheryl L. Haas,Cynthia M. Krus, June 24, 2014
On June 16, 2014, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) initiated and resolved its first case charging an employer with unlawfully retaliating against a securities whistleblower under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. This administrative proceeding marks the...

SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower Warns Companies and Inside Counsel Against Using Employment Incentives to Deter External Whistleblowing
Thomas R. Bundy,Peter N. Farley,Patricia A. Gorham,Cheryl L. Haas,Cynthia M. Krus, March 21, 2014
During a recent panel discussion at the Georgetown University Law Center’s 18th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute, the head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of the Whistleblower, Sean McKessy, warned companies and their in-house counsel against drafting...

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Cynthia M. Krus

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980




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