- Securities & Corporate Governance
- Business Development Companies
- Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs)
|Contact Info||Telephone: 202.383.0523|
|University ||Providence College, B.A., summa cum laude|
|Law School||University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D. Editor, North Carolina Banking Institute Journal|
|Admitted||2003, North Carolina; 2004, District of Columbia|
Member, Business Law Section, American Bar Association
Member, Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section, District of Columbia Bar Association
|Born||Providence, Rhode Island, March 3, 1976|
Lisa Morgan practices in all areas of corporate and securities law. She regularly advises clients on compliance issues related to the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Investment Company Act of 1940. A member of Sutherland's Corporate Practice Group, Lisa helps bring small private companies public and then navigates the subsequent regulatory and compliance issues they may encounter. Lisa has represented clients in connection with corporate transactional matters including initial public offerings, public and private equity and debt offerings, the formation and operation of public and private funds, and mergers and acquisitions. Lisa has extensive experience advising clients in connection with the formation and regulation of business development companies and small business investment companies.
Lisa regularly counsels public companies in a broad range of corporate and securities matters, including corporate governance, disclosure, executive compensation and compliance with
the corporate governance listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange and The NASDAQ Stock Market.
Lisa has taught seminars on corporate governance for the International Law Institute in connection with Georgetown University.
Sutherland represents nontraded business development company in initial public offering.
Sutherland assists Fifth Street Finance Corp. in its application for two SBIC licenses.
Sutherland counsels Allied Capital throughout its merger with Ares Capital.
Awards and Rankings
Named to the 2012 Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll (2012)
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
SEC Proposes Disclosure Rules on Director, Officer and Employee Hedging
Steven B. Boehm,James M. Cain,Cynthia M. Krus,John J. Mahon,Lisa A. Morgan, June 10, 2015
In April 2015, the comment period expired for rules proposed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) to implement Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act).1 These proposed rules (the Proposed Rules)2 would require disclosure...
Pending SEC Rules Could Bring Additional Changes to Exchange Act Registration Requirements
Steven B. Boehm,James M. Cain,Cynthia M. Krus,John J. Mahon,Lisa A. Morgan, May 15, 2015
In March 2015, the comment period expired for rules proposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) to implement Title V and Title VI of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (“JOBS Act”). These sections of the JOBS Act mandated the following changes:
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