Dave N. Rao

Dave N. Rao

  • Special Counsel
  • Corporate
  • Washington, DC
  • T:   +1.202.639.7203
  • F:   +1.202.639.7003
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Dave N. Rao is a special counsel in the Corporate Department and Capital Markets Practice, resident in Fried Frank's Washington, D.C. office.
Mr. Rao concentrates his practice on corporate finance transactions, including the representation of issuers and underwriters in public offerings and private placements such as initial public offerings, follow-on and secondary equity offerings, high-yield and investment-grade debt offerings, ATM programs, spin-offs, acquisition financings, tender offers, exchange offers and related capital markets transactions.
Mr. Rao also advises clients on securities law and corporate governance matters, including SEC reporting, securities exchange compliance, board of directors' materials, Section 16 and Section 13 filings, proxy statements, and other governance matters.

Mr. Rao also serves on the Steering Committee of the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights at the St. John's University School of Law.

Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions

District of Columbia; New York

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Georgetown University, BA – 2002
St. John's University School of Law, JD – 2005
  • cum laude
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