“Gislar’s extensive leadership across a range of capital markets transactions and broad and practical knowledge of the energy sector make him a vital addition to our team, and we’re thrilled to welcome a lawyer of his caliber,” said Michelle Earley, Co-Chair of Locke Lord’s Capital Markets Section.
Joining Locke Lord from DLA Piper, Donnenberg’s background includes initial public offerings, master limited partnerships, public equity and debt offerings, mergers, business combinations and acquisitions, private placements, special and conflicts committee representations and assisting public companies with corporate and partnership governance issues. In addition to his more than 20 years of experience representing companies across the energy value chain, Donnenberg has served clients in industries such as real estate, aviation, chemicals, biotechnology and health care.
“Locke Lord’s reputation, especially in the energy sector and midstream, combined with its team of well-rounded and established capital markets lawyers is an ideal fit,” said Donnenberg. “The Firm’s platform provides the breadth and depth I was seeking for my clients, and I am excited to collaborate with this first-rate team.”
Locke Lord has helped clients raise billions in capital markets transactions in industries as diverse as the global economy. The team represents issuer companies in all types of securities offerings and general finance activities, including: IPOs, follow-on offerings and shelf registrations, registered direct and confidentially marketed public offerings, committed equity lines, PIPE transactions and other private placements, Rule 144A offerings and exchange offers, high-yield and convertible debt offerings, debt exchanges and other restructurings, cross-border and non-U.S. offerings, venture capital and other private placement financings.
About Locke Lord LLP
Locke Lord is a full-service law firm with global reach and 21 offices designed to meet clients’ needs in the United States and around the world. The Firm has a history that spans more than 130 years and is a leader in the middle market arena. Locke Lord focuses on providing the highest levels of commitment, quality and service to clients across its five Key Sectors: Energy and Infrastructure; Finance and Financial Services; Insurance and Reinsurance; Pharmaceutical; and Private Equity. In addition, the Firm advises clients across a broad spectrum of other industries, including fund formation, venture capital, health care, public finance, real estate, technology, cybersecurity and white collar, while providing a wealth of experience through its complex litigation, intellectual property, tax, regulatory and transactional teams.
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