Bob Joseph's practice focuses on corporate finance, securities law disclosure, and corporate governance, principally within the energy industry. He has represented issuers and underwriters in numerous corporate finance transactions, including initial public offerings and other SEC-registered debt and equity offerings, Rule 144A transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. He also has significant experience in advising energy companies regarding their disclosure obligations under the federal securities laws, as well as corporate governance issues and stock exchange listing standards.
Recent transactions include public offerings of common stock and secured and unsecured senior debt. Other transactions include representing a master limited partnership, or MLP, with its initial public offering of common units and subsequent 144A offering of debt securities. He also has represented issuers in connection with offerings of unsecured junior subordinated debt and trust preferred securities, as well as debt exchanges and tender and consent solicitations. Representative clients include LG&E and KU Energy, NorthWestern Corporation, OGE Energy Corp., Xcel Energy Inc., and their respective subsidiaries.
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- Harvard University (J.D. cum laude 1988); Indiana University (B.A. magna cum laude 1985)
- Recognized by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2015-2017) and The Legal 500 (2015, 2017)