Suzanne Hanselman is a member of the Securities and Corporate Governance Practice Team. She serves as the Business Group Coordinator and Business Development Leader for the firm’s Cleveland office. Ms. Hanselman represents issuers, investors and underwriters in a variety of financings, including IPOs and other SEC-registered offerings, private placements of debt and equity and venture capital investments.
Ms. Hanselman also works extensively with several of the firm’s publicly held clients, counseling on corporate governance and securities law compliance issues such as public disclosure and periodic reporting, executive compensation, proxy solicitations, shareholder proposals and transactions in issuer securities by officers and directors.
Most recently, she has been working with clients to understand and implement policies and procedures as a result of new and proposed rules and regulations of the SEC, NYSE, NASDAQ and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on executive compensation and corporate governance.
Ms. Hanselman represents clients in transactions ranging from asset and stock purchases and sales of closely held businesses to mergers and acquisitions of publicly held companies.
Ms. Hanselman has been recognized as a “Leading Business Lawyer” by Chambers USA since 2007, has been named in Best Lawyers in America for 2009 and 2010 and Super Lawyers since 2008, and was included as a member of the BTI Transactions All-Star Team for 2008.
Ms. Hanselman frequently speaks on securities law and corporate governance topics and is a past President of the Securities Law Section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. Ms. Hanselman is an Adjunct Professor of securities and corporate law at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and currently serves on the Board of the Greater Cleveland YWCA.
8/15/2013 - “Best Lawyers in America” Recognizes 141 BakerHostetler Attorneys Seven Named “Lawyer of the Year”
5/24/2013 - Chambers and Partners Recognizes 84 BakerHostetler Lawyers: Named a Leading Firm in 20 Practice Areas
12/13/2012 - Suzanne Hanselman and Gil Keteltas to Discuss Technology in the Boardroom at NACD Panel Presentation