Former SEC Attorney Bryan Pitko Joins Corporate Finance Practice
MINNEAPOLIS (Aug. 23, 2016)—Stinson Leonard Street is proud to welcome Bryan Pitko to the firm's corporate finance practice. Pitko's experience and knowledge of securities, mergers and acquisitions and federal and state regulations will significantly expand the services the firm offers to public companies. He joins the firm as Of Counsel and will practice in the Minneapolis office.
He joins the firm after nearly a decade as an attorney with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, DC. In that he role he provided guidance regarding the registration, disclosure, and other provisions of the federal securities laws and SEC rules and regulations. He has significant experience in disclosure and other issues arising in business combinations and change-of-control transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, proxy contests, exchange offers, tender offers, Rule 13e-3, or “going private” transactions, beneficial ownership reporting under the Williams Act, and related matters. He also served as examiner, reviewer and co-manager of the SEC's Shareholder Proposal Task Force.
"Bryan's time at the SEC will be a great asset. He can give clients a firsthand account of the compliance and governance process," said Jack Bowling, the deputy chair of the firm's corporate finance practice. "We are excited to have him join our practice."
Pitko earned his J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law.