Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, announced that Siddharth (Sid) Bahl, associate in the firm’s Securities and Capital Markets practice, has been appointed to serve on the Make-A-Wish Foundation Western New York, Rochester New Leadership Council.
Make-A-Wish Foundation is the nation’s largest wish-granting organization. It has fulfilled the wishes of more than 315,000 critical ill children between the ages of 2½ and 18 years old. The organization operates through 60 chapters located throughout the United States, Guam, and Puerto Rico. The Rochester New Leadership Council is comprised of young professionals who help Make-A-Wish accomplish its fundraising goals.
Bahl advises publicly held and private companies in federal and state securities law compliance, stock exchange listing requirements, and corporate governance matters. He also conducts due diligence for securities offerings, completes legal research, and drafts offering materials, contracts, and other agreements. Bahl is active in the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, and the Monroe County Bar Association (MCBA), serving on several committees, including the MCBA’s Executive Committee and the Board of Trustees. Before joining Harter Secrest & Emery, Bahl practiced as an associate with McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP. He earned his B.A. from Suffolk University, M.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts, Isenberg School of Management, M.S. from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, and his J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law.
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, digital assets and disruptive technologies, and securities litigation and arbitration before the Securities and Exchange Commission, NYSE, Nasdaq, FINRA, and state and federal courts.