Lisa A. Morgan: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Lisa A. Morgan

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Securities & Corporate Governance
  • Business Development Companies
  • Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs)
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0523
Fax: 202-637-3593
University Providence College, B.A., summa cum laude
Law SchoolUniversity of North Carolina School of Law, J.D. Editor, North Carolina Banking Institute Journal
Admitted2003, North Carolina; 2004, District of Columbia

Professional Activities
Member, Business Law Section, American Bar Association
Member, Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section, District of Columbia Bar Association

BornProvidence, 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.

Selected Experience
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)


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New NYSE Notification Rules - How to Ensure Your Company Complies with the Updated Timely Alert Policy
Steven B. Boehm,Cynthia M. Krus,Lisa A. Morgan,Harry S. Pangas,Payam Siadatpour, October 8, 2015
On September 28, 2015, the revised New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) requirements relating to the circulation of material non-public information by listed companies, and updated procedures relating to trading halts, became effective. These rules and procedures on the dissemination of material news by...

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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Lisa A. Morgan

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980


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