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   3Michael L. MeyerChicago(312) 258-5713mmeyer@schiffhardin.commmeyer@schiffhardin.comSchiff Hardin LLPwww.schiffhardin.comwww.schiffhardin.commeyermichael.jpg Corporate Finance LawMergers & Acquisitions LawSecurities & Venture Finance LawCorporate and SecuritiesSecurities and FuturesMarket Regulation
Michael L.
Schiff Hardin LLP
233 S Wacker Dr Ste 6600
Chicago IL 60606
Ph.(312) 258-5713 Fx.(312) 258-5600
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Corporate Finance Law    Corporate and Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions Law    Securities and Futures
Securities & Venture Finance Law     Market Regulation
Advisory Board Member
County:  Cook
Practice Description:  
Mr. Meyer chairs Schiff Hardin's Securities and Futures Market Regulation Group. He counsels securities exchanges, securities information processors, clearing agencies and broker-dealers. For more than 35 years he has been involved in the representation of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, beginning with the effort to obtain the regulatory approvals necessary for it to commence operation under federal and state securities laws. Mr. Meyer has served as counsel to a large number of open-end and closed-end public investment companies holding more than $30 billion of investment assets, as well as private investment companies and investment advisers to both public and private investment companies. He currently represents the independent directors of a number of mutual funds and other investment companies.

Mr. Meyer has represented both acquired and acquiring companies in domestic and international business acquisitions, tender offers, mergers and other corporate reorganizations. He has organized partnerships and joint ventures, including several international ventures. Mr. Meyer has been involved in a wide variety of financial transactions, including more than 30 financings of public companies and a large number of private offerings of secured and unsecured debt and equity securities. He has represented issuers, underwriters and purchasers/lenders in these transactions, and has been responsible for negotiating the terms of the financings and drafting the related documentation.

Bar Admissions:  
District of Columbia

Date of Birth:  1940

Law School:  Harvard Law School,LL.B., 1965
Law School Honors/Involvement:  cum laude

Undergraduate School:  Princeton University, A.B., 1962

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
American Bar Association
  Section of Business Law

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