Sheppard Mullin Adds Capital Markets Partner in Century City
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is pleased to announce that Andrew J. Bond has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate and Securities practice group and will be a member of its Capital Markets and Public Companies industry team. Bond was most recently a partner at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP. He is the ninth lateral partner to join Sheppard Mullin in 2021.
“The capital markets are very active and adding Andrew will further strengthen our considerable capabilities in that space,” said Sheppard Mullin vice chairman Jon Newby. “Andrew is a welcome addition to the group as he has an impressive background in sophisticated capital-raising transactions that will benefit our clients significantly.”
Linda Michaelson, leader of the firm’s Corporate and Securities practice group, added, “We are excited for Andrew to join our team. His cross-border securities law experience is especially relevant given our numerous global clients. His background and work in Canada will be of particular interest to a number of our domestic clients. Andrew also brings depth in the life sciences industry, adding industry expertise as well to our life sciences corporate practice.”
Bond is a corporate attorney with a broad-based securities law practice. He represents clients in cross-border capital markets and public company mergers and acquisitions transactions. He also advises Canadian clients on the listing requirements on the NYSE, NASDAQ, and the platforms operated by the OTC Markets Group. He previously practiced in Canada, where he advised both U.S. and Canadian issuers on registered securities offerings, private placements, and Securities Exchange Act compliance.
Bond received his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) and his B.A. in Political Studies from Queen’s University, his LL.B from the University of Windsor (where he was an Editorial Board Member of the Windsor Review for Legal and Social Issues), and his J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. He is admitted to practice in California, Washington, D.C. and Washington State and was previously admitted in British Columbia.
About Sheppard Mullin’s Capital Markets and Public Companies Industry Team
Sheppard Mullin’s capital markets lawyers practice from all eight major legal markets in California, as well as New York, Washington, D.C., Europe and Asia. To be effective participants in the capital markets, our attorneys are deeply embedded in the communities where they practice and the industries where they focus, with the bench strength, regulatory depth and geographic scope of a global platform. Our lawyers participate in every stage of capital formation, from seed financing, to growth equity capital, to hybrid and mezzanine financings, to the public markets, and from the public markets to leveraged finance and private equity. With the benefit of deep regulatory expertise, industry knowledge, intimate familiarity with our clients and their constituencies, we help our clients rapidly execute opportunities when the market windows are open, assess and mitigate risks and maximize returns. We offer practical, commercial and creative solutions for large-cap, mid-cap and small cap companies navigating the public markets.