Nancy H. Wojtas is a partner in the Business department of Cooley LLP and is the co-chair of the Securities Regulation Group of the law firm. She advises clients on a broad variety of corporate governance, acquisitions, private and public offerings, venture capital and bank financings, proxy contests and going-private transactions. Ms. Wojtas worked at the Securities and Exchange Commission and served as Counsel to the Chairman of the Commission. Ms. Wojtas received a B.A. from the University of Michigan in 1972, a J.D. from Wayne State University in 1976 and an LL.M. from New York University School of Law in 1977. She is a member of the Opinions Committee of the California State Bar and a former Co-Chair of the Corporations Committee of the Business Section of the California State Bar. Ms. Wojtas is admitted to practice law in New York, Illinois and California. Ms. Wojtas was included in The Best Lawyers in America in the specialties of Corporate Governance and Compliance in 2007- 2012.
Ms. Wojtas is a frequent speaker on corporate governance and securities law topics. She co-chairs the annual Going Private: Doing it Right program presented by Practicing Law Institute in New York. In addition, for the last 10 years, she has been a speaker at the Stanford Directors' College, and she is a speaker at the Annual Northwestern Securities Regulation Institute held in Coronado, California.