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Lauren Prevost

Lauren Prevost

Morris Manning & Martin LLP

Atlanta, GA, USA

Lauren B. Prevost is a partner in the Corporate, Securities and Real Estate Capital Markets Practices at Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP. Ms. Prevost represents public and private companies in high growth industries, particularly commercial real estate and technology. Her practice is focused on the areas of corporate finance, federal securities law compliance, FINRA registration, blue sky law compliance, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate representation.

Ms. Prevost represents clients in structuring and consummating complex corporate transactions, including public offerings, private placements, mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and reorganizations. She has significant experience in representing issuers, underwriters and selling shareholders in connection with initial public offerings and follow-on offerings.  In recent years, she has devoted most of her time to developing complex real estate investment funds for both institutional and retail investors.  Ms. Prevost has guided private companies and their boards of directors through the initial public offering process, on-going reporting requirements and stock exchange requirements, as well as through the business and corporate governance issues encountered by a newly created public company.

Ms. Prevost is ranked nationally as a top lawyer for Capital Markets and REITs by both Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and the Legal 500. She is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) and the Investment Program Association (IPA) and is a frequent speaker on topics relating to non-traded real estate investment trusts.  Ms. Prevost received her B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of North Carolina, where she served as President of the Student Bar Association. 

Representative Transactions

  • Representation of real estate investment trusts (REITs) and real estate investment funds in public and private securities offerings totaling more than $13 billion
  • Representation of exchange listed companies and their boards of directors in securities compliance and corporate governance matters
  • Representation of issuers and investment banks in public equity financings
  • Representation of issuers and venture capital firms in private equity financings
  • Merger of a private technology firm with an international exchange listed technology concern

Honors & Affiliations
Listed, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business - Ranked Nationally as a top lawyer in Capital Markets (REITs), 2011 - 2014
Listed, Legal 500, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), 2011 - 2013
Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, 2013 - 2015
Peer-rated, Martindale-Hubbell
Member, Securities Committee of the Business Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
American Bar Association
National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT)
Investment Program Association (IPA)


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