Diversity & Inclusion
Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Governance, General Corporate and Securities Matters
Marc S. Gerber concentrates his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and general corporate and securities matters. Mr. Gerber has represented purchasers and sellers in a wide variety of transactions, including private acquisitions and divestitures, negotiated and contested public acquisitions, and proxy fights. Mr. Gerber also counsels clients in private equity transactions and in cross-border joint ventures and other strategic alliances.
Mr. Gerber advises numerous clients on a full range of corporate governance and related matters, including advising clients on compliance with the corporate governance provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act and the provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the listing requirements of the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ Stock Market. In addition, he counsels clients on matters concerning their annual meetings and proxy statements, including responding to shareholder proposals and interacting with shareholders and proxy advisory firms. Mr. Gerber also advises companies, boards of directors and board committees on corporate governance topics such as shareholder rights plans, advance notice bylaws, proxy access, board independence and board self-evaluation.
Some of Mr. Gerber’s significant transactions include the representation of:
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1993 (magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, articles editor, Georgetown Law Journal)
B.S.E., University of Pennsylvania, 1989
Law Clerk, Hon. Richard J. Cardamone, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
Co-author, "The SEC’s Standards of Professional Conduct for Attorneys," The M&A Lawyer