Dennis Myers was a partner in the Capital Markets Practice Group for nearly 25 years before becoming Of Counsel in February 2021. Dennis focuses his practice on representing both public and private companies, including portfolio companies of private equity funds, in a wide variety of capital markets transactions involving the sale of securities. Dennis has significant experience in the following types of transactions: (i) public equity offerings, including initial public offerings; (ii) high-yield debt offerings in connection with leveraged buy-outs and/or significant acquisitions by portfolio companies of private equity clients; and (iii) other securities-related transactions, including private placements of a wide variety of securities and exchange offers and related transactions in connection with out-of-court restructurings. Dennis also provides on-going corporate counseling to publicly traded companies and their private equity sponsors regarding corporate governance matters, Section 13 and 16 reporting obligations, preparation of annual disclosure documents, stock option and other incentive plans, insider trading and corporate compliance policies, general disclosure obligations and matters relating to the public sale of restricted securities.
Dennis has been repeatedly recognized for his Capital Markets and Securities Law work. He has been recognized in every edition of The Legal 500 U.S. since 2007 for Capital Markets. He has also been recognized in every edition of The Best Lawyers in America since 2006 for his work in the area of Securities Law and was named 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” for Chicago in Securities. Recognized for his superior client service, Dennis was named a "Client Service All-Star" by the BTI Consulting Group in its 2019 and 2020 Client Service All-Stars Report.
Admissions & Qualifications
- Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude1990
- Case Western Reserve UniversityB.A., Economics & Historysumma cum laude1987Phi Beta Kappa