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Maggie's Profile

Maggie is a Shareholder in the Firm’s Public Company Advisory and Securities Regulation and Corporate Finance practice groups.

She represents both private and publicly held companies in securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions and counsels public companies on a broad range of governance and compliance matters. Designated as a Certified Corporate Governance Professional® (CCGP) by the Society for Corporate Governance and the CCGP Commission, Maggie is distinguished as a leader in the area of corporate governance, an essential part of a company’s success, reputation, and stability.

Maggie regularly assists publicly held companies with insider ownership reporting and annual, quarterly, and current reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. She also counsels both new and established public companies regarding their public reporting obligations and other issues related to their public company status, including compliance with the Dodd-Frank Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and NYSE and NASDAQ listing standards.

In addition to her practice in the securities and corporate governance arenas, Maggie’s experience also extends to the representation of private equity funds, venture capital funds, and corporate investors in mergers and acquisitions and various financing transactions.

Maggie's Experience

  • Represented a Nasdaq-listed healthcare company in its $2.3 billion acquisition by a leading national health services company
  • Represented a Nasdaq-listed healthcare company in two underwritten secondary offerings of over $400 million in common stock
  • Represented a NYSE-listed healthcare company in an A/B exchange offer of an aggregate of $700 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes
  • Represented a Nasdaq-listed healthcare company in a Rule 144A offering of $250 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes
  • Represented a registered bank holding company in its underwritten initial public offering of common stock and listing on the Nasdaq Global Select Market
  • Represented a NYSE-listed insurance holding company in underwritten public offerings of $125 million aggregate principal amount of junior subordinated debentures and $300 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes

Maggie's Accolades

  • The Best Lawyers in America© for Securities/Capital Markets Law (2020 - present)
  • Birmingham Business Journal's "Rising Stars in Law" (2018)

Maggie's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

Affiliations
  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum (2017)
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Future Leaders Forum (2013)
Civic Involvement
  • Cornerstone Schools of Alabama, Junior Board Chair (2016-2017), Junior Board Co-Chair (2013-2015)
  • Birmingham MS Leadership Class (2015)

Admissions

State Bar: Alabama

Education
  • Vanderbilt University Law School
    • (2009, J.D., Law and Business Certificate; Vanderbilt Law Review, Managing Editor)
  • College of William & Mary
    • (2006, B.A., cum laude; James Monroe Scholar)


Tuesday, December 20, 2022

The Grinch who Stole the Inside Tip: Mismanaging Analysts’ Expectations

What would you do if you were the head of investor relations at a public company that is now expecting to miss the analysts’ consensus estimate for revenues by nearly $1 billion? Would you start calling analysts to provide data to convince them to lower their estimates? According to a...

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Monday, December 19, 2022

Stocking Stuffer from the SEC: SEC Adopts Final Rules on 10b5-1 Plans and Related Disclosures

On December 14, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced amendments to Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), and related insider trading laws (the “Amendments”). The Amendments were adopted in response to the growing perception that Rule 10b5-1 plans have...

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Wednesday, August 31, 2022

“This Ain’t the Summer of Love”: The SEC’s new “Pay versus Performance” Disclosure Rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission continued its busy summer of rulemaking on August 25th when it issued final “Pay versus Performance” disclosure rules, which were originally proposed back in 2015 and are required under the Dodd-Frank Act. And, if you are like most companies and advisors who now have just...

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