Securities, Forensic & Going Public Attorneys

Forensic, Securities & Going Public

Since its beginning, Hamilton & Associates has focused on securities law and assisting issuers who go public domestically and abroad using Initial and Direct Public Offerings.  Its founder Brenda Hamilton, a securities attorney is also recognized for forensic analysis of complex securities frauds, trading and short sale transactions, white collar fraud and securities trading schemes involving microcap stocks. Our Services – Securities Lawyers – Going Public


Our securities lawyers have represented more than 300 market participants in going public, corporate finance and securities law matters.   Additionally, our securities lawyers have assisted issuers who go public direct in all aspects of SEC compliance related to their transition from private to public company status.  Our securities lawyers have represented issuers in direct public offerings as well as IPO’s and conducted due diligence in reverse merger and other complex going public transactions.

Our securities lawyers have a substantial practice representing issuers who go public seeking both domestic and international stock exchange listings and direct public offerings.

Our founder, securities lawyer, Brenda Hamilton, is recognized for her experience in internal and corporate investigations including forensic analysis of securities transactions, reverse mergers and going public transactions, trading transactions and Dodd Frank matters.  Ms. Hamilton has participated in matters involving more than 200 publicly traded corporations with investor losses exceeding an estimated $500,000,000.

Our  securities attorneys prepare SEC disclosures in “going public” matters, periodic and insider reports filed with the SEC, registration statements, direct public offerings, otcmarkets’ reporting, proxy and Information statements, private placement memorandums, Rule 144 matters, investor relations compliance. Ms. Hamilton’s services as a securities lawyer include legal matters under the recently enacted Jumpstart our Business Startups Act for Emerging Growth Companies and direct public offerings.

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The firm’s securities lawyers have represented more than 300 market participants.

The Firm’s going public experience includes SEC registration statements, going public transactions, corporate finance, SEC investigations, SEC defense and other securities law matters.

The firm’s going public attorneys assist issuers during all aspects of the going public and SEC registration statement process including:

♦ Rule 506 Direct Public Offering under the JOBS Act;

♦ Form S-1 and other SEC Registration statements for IPO’s and Direct Public Offerings in Going Public Transactions;

♦ Turnkey going public transactions including ticker symbol assignments from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”);

♦ Electronic trading eligibility from Depository Trust Company (“DTC”);

♦ OTC Markets Reporting & Disclosure; and

♦ Due Diligence in Acquisitions and Reverse Merger Going Public Transactions.