About Steve

Securities, corporate finance and transactional insight across industries

Steve Emerick advises on corporate finance, securities and business transactions. His experience includes representing domestic and foreign issuers in connection with SEC periodic reporting and regulatory compliance, buyers and sellers in public and private merger and acquisition transactions, and businesses and investors, including licensed Small Business Investment Companies, in venture capital investments. His clients come from a variety of industries, including:

  • Semiconductor technology
  • Biotechnology and medical devices
  • Information technology
  • Airlines
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial services

Steve was a Chambers-rated securities partner for years at Quarles and rejoined to lead the securities practice.

Experience in Action

  • Represents domestic and foreign issuers in connection with public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, including initial public offerings, secondary offerings, and Rule 144A debt and convertible debt offerings.
  • Assists domestic and foreign issuers in implementing corporate governance reforms to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
  • Advises airlines on aircraft finance and leasing transactions, including single investor, leveraged and cross border transactions, and represents buyers and sellers in aircraft transactions.
  • Counsels bank and captive and independent leasing company lessors on equipment leasing transactions.

Professional Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law / Equipment Finance Law / Securities/Capital Markets Law, 2009-present
  • TOP Lawyers List, AZ Business Magazine, Corporate Law, 2008
  • Southwest Super Lawyers® list, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2007
  • Chambers USA®, Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, 2004-present

Professional & Civic Activities

  • State Bar of Arizona, member
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, member
  • American Bar Association, member

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