Lauren Brown is an associate in the Corporate/Capital Markets practice group in the firm's Nashville office. She concentrates her practice on capital markets transactions, securities law compliance, corporate governance, and public and private mergers and acquisitions.
Lauren represents clients in public and private securities offerings, including initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, high-yield and investment grade debt offerings, and de-SPAC transactions. She regularly counsels public companies regarding Exchange Act reporting and disclosure, proxy solicitation, shareholder activism, stock exchange rules, environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting, Section 16 reporting, and corporate governance.
In addition, Lauren represents public and private companies in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, restructurings, and strategic investments.
Lauren has worked with clients in a variety of industries, including health care, energy, retail, consumer goods, technology, manufacturing, restaurant, and pharmaceutical.
Prior to joining the firm, Lauren served as securities counsel at a Fortune 500 US manufacturer of industrial tools and household hardware, where she advised the general counsel and business divisions regarding a wide variety of securities and general corporate matters.
Prior to this position, Lauren served as an associate in the corporate groups of a national law firm and a prominent Tennessee-based law firm, during which her practice focused on representing clients in connection with public and private securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions, as well as advising clients regarding general corporate and securities law matters.