Rory Hood has significant experience in the areas of capital markets and general corporate law. He has represented financial institutions, issuers, and investors in connection with public and private securities offerings, SEC reporting requirements, and corporate governance matters. Rory regularly advises U.S. and non-U.S. issuers and investment banks (as underwriters, initial purchasers, dealer managers, and placement agents) in a broad range of transactions, including initial public offerings and other equity offerings; investment-grade, convertible, and high yield debt offerings; and exchange offers, tender offers, and consent solicitations. He also advises U.S. and non-U.S. issuers on SEC reporting requirements, corporate governance matters, and stock exchange rules and regulations.
Rory has worked with all of the major U.S. investment banks and many different types of issuers, including multinational corporations, middle market companies, emerging growth companies, and portfolio companies of private equity firms. His experience covers a variety of industries, including advertising, clean technology, consumer products, energy, financial institutions, industrial, manufacturing, technology, and transportation.
Rory is a member of the American Bar Association and the New York City Bar Association.
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- Case Western Reserve University (J.D. cum laude 2006); Binghamton University (B.A. 2003)
- New York
New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2013-2016)
Recognized in The Legal 500 US (2017)