Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, announced that Margaret K. Rhoda has joined the firm’s Securities and Capital Markets practice group and Rochester office.
Rhoda’s securities and capital markets experience includes working with several public real estate investment trusts (REITs). She participated on deal teams for $3.3 billion and $1.4 billion mergers of public REITs, and assisted in managing the periodic reporting processes for several public exchange-traded and non-traded REITs. In addition, Rhoda has been involved in the registration process for clients, including drafting registration and proxy statements and other disclosure documents, as well as responding to state and federal regulatory requests. She was most recently an associate in the Real Estate Capital Markets group at Proskauer Rose LLP in Chicago.
Rhoda graduated from the University of Notre Dame with honors and earned her law degree, magna cum laude, from DePaul University College of Law.
Harter Secrest & Emery is recognized within Upstate New York as a leader in the securities and capital markets industry. The firm has represented issuers and underwriters in more than 50 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, self-regulatory organizations, and state and federal courts.