Bonnie Roe has over thirty years of experience as a corporate lawyer advising publicly and privately held companies and funds. Her practice focuses on securities law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and private equity. Bonnie regularly advises public companies and their boards of directors on public disclosure, SEC compliance matters, corporate governance, and executive compensation. She has served as counsel for issuers, investors, and placement agents in connection with public and private offerings, including cross-border offerings. She also represents companies and investment funds in early and later stage financing transactions and has significant experience in fund formation and investment. Bonnie has counseled numerous buyers and sellers of publicly and privately held businesses, helping to develop and execute strategies for achieving business goals in an efficient manner. Her clients include both U.S. and internationally based companies.
Bonnie is a graduate of New York University School of Law, where she was the Managing Editor of the NYU Journal of International Law and Politics. Prior to joining the firm, she was a partner in the New York office of Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP. Bonnie has been named one of New York’s Super Lawyers for Securities & Corporate Finance each year since 2011. Bonnie is Co-Chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee and is a member of Law360’s editorial advisory board for its private equity coverage. She is proficient in French.
New York University School of Law (J.D. 1982); University of California, Berkeley (M.A. in history); Smith College (A.B., magna cum laude, with high honors in history)
New York State; Connecticut
Activities and Affiliations
Member, American Bar Association (Chair, Securities Regulation Subcommittee, Middle Market and Small Business Committee; Chair, Small Business Issuer Subcommittee, Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities; Committee on Mergers and Acquisitions)
Member, Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals
Member, New York City Bar Association
Member, Law360 Editorial Advisory Board (for Private Equity Coverage)