FacultyFaculty/Author Profile
Chad  Soares

Chad Soares

Houston, TX, USA

Chad is an expert in leasing and has 22 years of experience advising clients in on a variety of complex financing transactions. Chad's clients include both corporate and financial buyers and typically require deep knowledge not only of leasing, but other related areas such as consolidation, revenue recognition and joint venture accounting.

Chad has been at the heart of our firm's efforts to respond to proposed changes in lease accounting. This includes working to understand the changes and the practical impact of adoption as well as developing internal guidance as well as tools and templates that we are using on engagements with other clients. Chad was also a primary author of PwC’s comment letter on the May exposure draft and Chairman of FinREC Leases comment letter task force.

Chad spent 10 years living in London and working throughout Europe where, in addition to advising on the areas expressed above, Chad also gained extensive experience advising on public-private partnerships, capital raising transactions, cross-border public debt and equity offerings, private placements, mergers and acquisitions, share based compensation and the periodic reporting obligations applicable to foreign private issuers.

Chad is a regular speaker at both internal and external training events and conferences. Chad is a C.P.A. in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts and earned his B.S. from Boston College.


  • twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • RSS

All Contents Copyright © 1996-2019 Practising Law Institute. Continuing Legal Education since 1933.

© 2019 PLI PRACTISING LAW INSTITUTE. All rights reserved. The PLI logo is a service mark of PLI.