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Lori A. Gelchion

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Diana Fields
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Education

  • J.D., cum laude, University of Georgia, Articles Editor and Member Editorial Board, Georgia Law Review
  • M.B.A., Concentrations in Corporate Finance and Accounting, University of Georgia
  • B.A., University of Virginia, Echols Scholar Honors Program

Judicial Clerkships

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia

Languages

Overview

Lori A. Gelchion is a partner in Rogers & Hardin’s corporate group. Her practice is concentrated in securities, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. Lori’s experience in securities matters includes the representation of issuers in initial and follow-on offerings, "shelf" offerings, private placement transactions, exchange and tender offers, subscription rights offerings, and SEC reporting and disclosure requirements. Lori also represents public and private companies as both buyers and sellers in merger, acquisition and disposition transactions as well as in general corporate matters.

Lori is recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® in the specialties of Securities/Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law. Lori currently serves on the Boards of Directors for the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers and the Business & Finance Section of the Atlanta Bar Association.

Professional & Community Activities

  • Director, Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (2010 through present)
    • Representative at Large (2014 through present)
    • Treasurer (2012 to 2014)
    • Vice President, Leadership Committee (2011 to 2012)
    • Chair, Leadership Committee (2010 to 2011)
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Business & Finance Section of the Atlanta Bar Association (2014 through present)
  • Member, Judicial Counsel of Georgia’s Access, Fairness, and Public Trust and Confidence Committee (2015)
  • Member, Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association

Speeches & Presentations

  • Presented on “Ethical Challenges in Managing the Roles of In-House Counsel and Business Advisor” at a March 2015 CLE program for the Georgia Association of Corporate Counsel.
  • Presented on “Rulemaking under the Georgia Uniform Securities Act” at the February 2014 Intermediate Securities Law seminar for the Business Law Section, State Bar of Georgia.
  • Presented on “Ethics in Transactional Matters: A Look at Everyday Challenges” at a March 2014 CLE program for the Georgia Association of Corporate Counsel.
  • Presented on “Periodic Reporting under Federal Securities Laws” at the March 2012 and March 2008 Basic Securities Laws seminars for the Business Law Section, State Bar of Georgia.
  • Presented on “Georgia Uniform Securities Act – Overview” at the March 2010 Basic Securities Law seminar for the Business Law Section, State Bar of Georgia.
  • Presented on “Conducting Due Diligence” at the March 2011 Negotiated Corporate Acquisition seminar for the Business Law Section, State Bar of Georgia.
  • Presented on “Issues in Using Stock in Mergers and Acquisitions” at the February 2015 Advanced Securities Law seminar for the Business Law Section, State Bar of Georgia.

Professional Recognition

Named a leading lawyer by The Best Lawyers in America in three specialties: Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, and in Securities/Capital Markets Law.

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