Harter Secrest & Emery LLP (HSE), a full-service business law firm with operations throughout New York, is pleased to announce that Kayla E. Klos has been elected partner in the firm.
Klos is a member of the firm’s Securities and Capital Markets practice group. With more than 25 years of experience, she represents both public and private companies, advising them on compliance with federal and state securities laws, including disclosure and reporting requirements, insider trading issues, and stock exchange requirements. She assists clients with capital raising including the registration of securities offerings, private placements, and venture capital financings. Her work with public companies includes negotiated and hostile takeovers, tender offers, and going-private transactions. In addition, Klos provides general corporate legal services regarding entity formation, ownership, governance, and business management matters.
“We are thrilled to welcome Kayla to our partnership as we continue our strategic growth in Buffalo to address the needs of our clients, particularly those in the capital markets,” said John G. Horn, partner in charge of the firm’s Buffalo office. “She is a terrific attorney with an unwavering commitment to serving HSE clients and our community.”
Klos earned a B.S. from Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations and is a cum laude graduate of Albany Law School.
Harter Secrest & Emery is recognized as a leader in the securities and capital markets industry. With 10 attorneys devoted to practicing securities and capital markets law in Western New York, the firm brings a depth and breadth of experience unmatched in the region. Harter Secrest & Emery has represented issuers and underwriters in over 60 public offerings, with clients ranging from businesses seeking start-up capital to Fortune 500 companies. The firm’s securities practitioners assist clients with private and public offerings of securities, ongoing regulatory compliance and reporting, proxy solicitations, tender offers, and securities litigation and arbitration before the Securities and Exchange Commission, NYSE, Nasdaq, FINRA, and state and federal courts.