Skadden is pleased to announce that Andrew Brady has rejoined the firm's corporate practice as of counsel in the Washington, D.C. office.
A former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) official, Mr. Brady provides regulatory, corporate, corporate governance and complex transactional advice. He advises companies, underwriters and financial advisors in a wide variety of corporate finance and business combination transactions and evolving disclosure best practices, providing guidance on issues arising under the Securities Act of 1933, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Trust Indenture Act of 1939, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, and Dodd-Frank and JOBS acts.
Rejoining the firm from another major law firm, Mr. Brady previously served as special counsel in the SEC's Office of Chief Counsel of the Division of Corporation Finance, where he provided interpretative advice and guidance and assisted in rulemaking initiatives. As attorney-adviser in the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance, he reviewed registration statements and filings under the Securities Act, Exchange Act and Trust Indenture Act. He also was the primary adviser to the chief administrative law judge in the SEC's Office of Administrative Law Judges.
"We are delighted that Andrew has rejoined the firm," said Stacy Kanter, a co-head of Skadden's global corporate finance practice. "His depth of experience advising on key securities and corporate governance issues, both in private practice and from within the SEC, will be of tremendous value to our clients."
"Andrew has an impressive track record of providing practical, strategic guidance on SEC-related matters," added Brian Breheny, a partner in Skadden's securities regulation practice and former deputy director of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance. "His skill set, particularly with respect to the regulation of complex and novel securities offerings, will be extremely beneficial in helping our clients effectively navigate the current regulatory environment."
"The variety and complexity of Skadden's work and the caliber of the firm's attorneys is unparalleled," said Mr. Brady. "I am looking forward to advising on clients' most important and uniquely challenging matters."
Prior to his most recent position at another major law firm, Mr. Brady served as a counsel in Skadden's Washington, DC office from 2007 to 2014. Mr. Brady received his J.D., cum laude, from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law and his B.A. from Loyola College.