Lance Myers is a partner in Holland & Knight's New York office. He practices in the areas of corporate finance, public finance, corporate governance, securities and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Myers has more than 34 years of experience in various business law areas.
Mr. Myers represents issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of securities, both equity and debt. He also represents corporations and banks in securities offerings and control contests. He has significant mergers and acquisition experience, including acquiring and disposing publicly-held and privately-held businesses. Mr. Myers represents governmental agencies, corporations, educational institutions and underwriters in tax-exempt financings. He represents corporations in their public stock purchase plans and has set up internal codes of conduct to prevent and detect organizational misconduct. He also represents businesses in their restructuring of parent-subsidiary relationships.
Mr. Myers represents regulated entities such as public utilities and banks and has represented syndicators of public drilling and income funds. Mr. Myers represented KeySpan Energy Corporation and its then subsidiary, The Brooklyn Union Gas Company, in connection with its merger with The Long Island Lighting Company.
Mr. Myers has been involved in numerous securitizations dealing with many industries.
Mr. Myers also has significant real estate experience in representing both landlords and tenants in leasing transactions, as well as organizing real estate investment trusts.
Mr. Myers represents issuers, Boards of Directors and their Committees on corporate governance matters and has written and spoken on the subject of corporate governance, including various issues arising from the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
In the community, Mr. Myers served for more than 16 years as a member of the Board of The Brooklyn Economic Development Corporation, he was a long-time member of the Board of the Lotte Kaliski Foundation for Gifted Children, Inc., and a member of the Board of his co-op association.
Since 2005, he has been listed in "The Best Lawyers in America" and in 2005 and 2006 he was named in "The Best Lawyers in New York" edition of New York Magazine.
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