Clients regularly turn to Alex Bahn as a trusted advisor on sensitive and complex securities, governance, and corporate matters. Alex guides clients through the increasingly complex set of regulations and other considerations facing companies and their investors, such as SEC disclosure, Section 16 reporting and short-swing liability avoidance, and insider trading compliance.

He also helps clients understand annual meeting and proxy-related issues (including shareholder proposals, investor communications, and proxy advisor recommendations), stock exchange listing standards, and general compliance with securities laws and regulations. Alex has also represented issuers and underwriters in numerous debt and equity offerings.

Alex serves as regular corporate and securities counsel to numerous NYSE and NASDAQ-listed companies and investment entities and is active in professional organizations, including serving as Vice-Chair of the ABA's Subcommittee on Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Section 16.

Awards and recognitions


M&A/Corporate and Commercial: Corporate Governance, Next Generation Partner
Legal 500 US


M&A/Corporate and Commercial: Corporate Governance, Recommended
Legal 500 US

Education and admissions


J.D., Tulane University Law School, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2004

B.A., Colby College, 2000


Member, American Bar Association, Committee on the Federal Regulation of Securities

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia



Representative experience

Represented Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) in connection with its debt offerings and secondary equity offering.

Represented Choice Hotels (NYSE: CHH) in connection with its US$600m special dividend to stockholders.

Represented McCormick & Company, Inc. (NYSE: MKC) in connection with its debt offerings.

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