Eric M. Fogel

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Firm: SmithAmundsen LLC
150 North Michigan
Suite 3300
Chicago IL 60601
United States

Eric Fogel is a strong force in the world of corporate law. With nearly three decades of experience, Eric has served as lead counsel on some of the country’s largest and most complex transactions. When clients are looking for a strategy on how to get the deal done, Eric Fogel is the attorney they call. Eric is a partner in the firm’s Chicago office and chair of the Corporate & Securities Service Group. He has significant experience in federal and state securities laws, Investment Advisor Act compliance, SEC interaction, mergers and acquisitions, and financing. He closely advises chief executive officers, board members, and general counsel throughout the nation and has handled capital transactions involving hundreds of millions of dollars. He often works with his clients in an “outside general counsel” capacity and counsels hedge funds, venture capitalists and private equity firms in various transactions. With more than twenty-nine years in the legal practice, Eric’s depth of experience and knowledge of the Chicago business market are unmatched. His practice includes: corporate and board governance for public companies and private (for-profit and not-for-profit); board and corporate investigations; fund formation, investment adviser compliance and regulation; insurance regulatory compliance; domestic and global merger and acquisition activity; representation before the Securities and Exchange Commission; tender offers and proxy fights on behalf of insurgents and incumbents; securities arbitrations and hearings; and securities law compliance including the 1933, 1934 and 1940 acts.

USLAW Practice Group Affiliations

  • Business Transactions/Mergers and Acquisitions: Primary
  • International Business and Trade: Alternate 1

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