Public Companies face unique challenges when navigating complex transactions, high-stakes disputes, and other strategic and business-related matters -- from disclosure obligations and governance requirements to scrutiny from regulators, institutional investors, stock exchanges and the media. King & Spalding’s Public Companies team brings together resources across our firm to guide public companies and their boards of directors, executive management and legal departments on the matters that drive their business strategies forward.

Our core team advises public company clients on matters involving:

  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Capital markets and corporate finance
  • Corporate governance, disclosure, and stakeholder engagement, including Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)
  • SEC and stock exchange reporting obligations and disclosure issues
  • Activism and takeover defense
  • Proxy access
  • Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs)

Our public company clients also benefit from our integration with our teams in other areas critical to their transactions and disputes:

  • Antitrust
  • Employee benefits and executive compensation
  • Crisis Management
  • Data, Privacy and Security
  • Environmental matters
  • Global Human Capital & Compliance
  • Labor
  • Intellectual Property
  • Securities Enforcement and Regulation
  • Securities Litigation
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