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Scott Lesmes

Scott Lesmes

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Scott Lesmes serves as co-chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Corporate Finance | Capital Markets practice. Mr. Lesmes primarily counsels public companies with respect to corporate and securities matters. He advises management and boards of directors on a broad range of securities regulation and corporate governance issues and has substantial experience in dealing with restatements and internal control concerns. Mr. Lesmes counsels issuers and underwriters in the public offering process and in corporate compliance matters involving SEC reporting and disclosure requirements.

Prior to his career in private law, Mr. Lesmes served as in-house counsel at two public companies. He was the Chief Legal Officer for Allied Capital Corporation, formerly a NYSE-listed business development company, and Deputy General Counsel/Chief Securities Counsel for Fannie Mae, a financial services company. Mr. Lesmes draws on his significant in-house experience to provide valuable perspective in his role as an outside advisor.

Mr. Lesmes also serves as chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Practice and Opinion Review Committee.

Scott Lesmes is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Morrison & Foerster LLP, Frequently Asked Questions About Shareholder Proposals and Proxy Access (October 2017) - Annual Disclosure Documents 2017: Current Developments and Best Practices , Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Corporate Governance and Shareholder Proposals - Annual Disclosure Documents 2018: Current Developments and Best Practices , Thursday, December 13, 2018
Solicitation Issues Related to Annual Meetings - Annual Disclosure Documents 2018: Current Developments and Best Practices , Thursday, December 13, 2018
Annual Reporting Practices and Shareholder Meeting - Annual Disclosure Documents 2018: Current Developments and Best Practices , Thursday, December 13, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Annual Reporting Practices and Shareholder Meeting - Annual Reporting Practices and Shareholder Meeting, Thursday, December 13, 2018
Solicitation Issues Related to Annual Meetings - Solicitation Issues Related to Annual Meetings, Thursday, December 13, 2018
Corporate Governance and Shareholder Proposals - Corporate Governance and Shareholder Proposals, Thursday, December 13, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Corporate Governance and Shareholder Proposals - Corporate Governance and Shareholder Proposals, Thursday, December 13, 2018
Solicitation Issues Related to Annual Meetings - Solicitation Issues Related to Annual Meetings, Thursday, December 13, 2018
Annual Reporting Practices and Shareholder Meeting - Annual Reporting Practices and Shareholder Meeting, Thursday, December 13, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Corporate Governance and Shareholder Proposals - Corporate Governance and Shareholder Proposals, Thursday, December 13, 2018
Solicitation Issues Related to Annual Meetings - Solicitation Issues Related to Annual Meetings, Thursday, December 13, 2018
Annual Reporting Practices and Shareholder Meeting - Annual Reporting Practices and Shareholder Meeting, Thursday, December 13, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Annual Disclosure Documents 2018: Current Developments and Best Practices , Wednesday, December 19, 2018, New York, NY
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