Joseph P. Boeckman

Partner

Columbus
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Overview

With a comprehensive legal background that has touched on the areas of securities, business transactions, corporate governance and strategic business planning, Joe Boeckman is well-equipped to advise his clients on any number of corporate and business law matters. Currently SEC counsel for major corporations, Joe also advises middle-market and smaller companies on business transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures, and capital-raising efforts, e.g., private offerings and venture capital financings. Joe understands the particulars of his clients’ businesses and is adept at directing clients toward solutions that best suit their individual circumstances.

Select Experience

  • Serves as lead SEC counsel for a New York Stock Exchange company with manufacturing facilities located in more than 50 countries. Represented this company’s Luxembourg subsidiary in a €200 million offshore senior note offering, where proceeds were used to fund growth opportunities outside of North America. Also represented this company in numerous business transactions.
  • Serves as lead SEC counsel for a NASDAQ stock market company. Represented the company in its Rule 144A $100 million senior note offering and subsequent exchange offering for registered senior notes. Additionally represented this company in several insurance company acquisitions that facilitated expansion of its product offerings and geographic reach.
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Experience

  • Serves as lead SEC counsel for a New York Stock Exchange company with manufacturing facilities located in more than 50 countries. Represented this company’s Luxembourg subsidiary in a €200 million offshore senior note offering, where proceeds were used to fund growth opportunities outside of North America. Also represented this company in numerous business transactions.
  • Serves as lead SEC counsel for a NASDAQ stock market company. Represented the company in its Rule 144A $100 million senior note offering and subsequent exchange offering for registered senior notes. Additionally represented this company in several insurance company acquisitions that facilitated expansion of its product offerings and geographic reach.
  • Serves as outside general counsel for several energy clients, including two electric cooperatives and an integrated energy cooperative. Assists boards and management in corporate governance topics and business matters, including governance assessment, board and executive evaluations, board/management relations, fiduciary duties, strategic planning, and succession planning. 
  • Counsels public companies regarding their ongoing disclosure and public reporting obligations under the securities laws, including Regulation FD, periodic reporting, proxy statements and annual meetings, and Section 16 matters. Counsels public companies on corporate governance matters related to the Dodd-Frank Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the listing rules of the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ stock markets.
  • Has extensive insurance regulatory experience, including representation of mutual and stock insurance companies, health care organizations, managed care organizations, and other regulated entities in transactional and regulatory matters before various state departments of insurance and other state regulatory agencies.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • BTI Client Service All-Star (2014)

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Electric Cooperative Bar Association
  • Association for Corporate Growth, Columbus Chapter
    • Founding Member
    • Membership Committee
  • The Entrepreneurship Institute: Advisory Board, Columbus Chapter

Community

  • The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law: Mentoring and More @ Moritz Program: Participating Mentor
  • Salvation Army of Central Ohio: Finance Board
  • First Tee Columbus: Advisory Committee 

Industries

Admissions

  • Ohio, 1987

Education

  • J.D., The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, 1987, Order of the Coif
  • B.B.A., University of Cincinnati, 1982