Sara Adler represents domestic and foreign clients in a variety of transactions, including mergers, private acquisitions by public companies and securities matters, including compliance with SEC reporting requirements and advising on corporate governance, as well as general corporate and transactional matters.

Ms. Adler has substantial experience in general '34 Act compliance and disclosure issues, including the preparation of proxy statements and periodic reports for public companies; Section 16 filings; preparation of S-8s; corporate governance and stock exchange-compliance matters, including the drafting of corporate charters and codes of conduct; and other general corporate and "in house" work. She also has experience negotiating and drafting purchase agreements, merger agreements, stockholder agreements, employment agreements, ancillary documentation and contract review.

Ms. Adler also monitors and advises on SEC rule-making developments, and has written a variety of related client alerts.

Perspectives

SEC Staff Expresses Its Views on COVID-19 Disclosures as Earnings Season Commences; Exemptive Relief Extended for Filings with Deadlines on or Before July 1, 2020
Coronavirus: Corporate Governance, SEC Reporting and Compliance Advisory
SEC Staff Statement Regarding Manual Signatures in Light of COVID-19 Concerns
Coronavirus: Corporate Governance, SEC Reporting and Compliance Advisory Advisory
NYS Temporarily Lifts Prohibition on Virtual-Only Annual Meetings
Coronavirus: Corporate Governance, SEC Reporting and Compliance Advisory
Considerations for Conducting Annual Meetings in Light of COVID-19 Concerns
Coronavirus: Corporate Governance, SEC Reporting and Compliance Advisory
SEC Issues Exemptive Order Relating to Coronavirus
Coronavirus: Corporate Governance, SEC Reporting and Compliance Advisory
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Credentials

Education
  • JD, Harvard Law School, 1991, cum laude
  • BA, Brown University, 1988, magna cum laude
Admissions
  • New York
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