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Josh La Grange

  • Partner | M&A and Private Equity

Washington, DC

T: +1.202.639.7497

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Josh La Grange is a corporate partner resident in Fried Frank's Washington DC office. He joined the firm in 2021.

Josh represents clients in a variety of corporate and securities law matters, including SEC reporting and compliance, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and shareholder activism preparedness. A significant part of his practice is focused on advising investors and issuers on complex or novel beneficial ownership issues arising under the federal securities laws; this work includes structuring corporate finance, M&A, spin-off, and derivatives transactions and developing related disclosure strategies and compliance programs, seeking relief from disclosure requirements, and defending claims regarding disclosure violations and for recovery of short-swing profits under Section 16(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. He also has extensive experience advising issuers and their affiliates regarding insider-trading policies, Rule 144 sales, Rule 10b...

Josh La Grange is a corporate partner resident in Fried Frank's Washington DC office. He joined the firm in 2021.

Josh represents clients in a variety of corporate and securities law matters, including SEC reporting and compliance, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and shareholder activism preparedness. A significant part of his practice is focused on advising investors and issuers on complex or novel beneficial ownership issues arising under the federal securities laws; this work includes structuring corporate finance, M&A, spin-off, and derivatives transactions and developing related disclosure strategies and compliance programs, seeking relief from disclosure requirements, and defending claims regarding disclosure violations and for recovery of short-swing profits under Section 16(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. He also has extensive experience advising issuers and their affiliates regarding insider-trading policies, Rule 144 sales, Rule 10b-5 concerns, and Rule 10b5-1 trading plans. Josh also advises investors and advisers in connection with developing and applying securities-trading compliance programs.

In addition to advising public companies on reoccurring governance matters such as director independence, related-party transactions, annual meetings, proxy statements, shareholder proposals, and other shareholder matters, Josh also has advised well-known public companies concerning governance complaints and investigations, and several less typical corporate governance matters, including advising a household-name company in connection with its founder's and controlling shareholder's retirement and continuity planning.

Josh is a regular author of industry publications on corporate and securities law, including coauthoring Beneficial Ownership Reporting: Schedules 13D and 13G.

Prior to joining Fried Frank, Josh practiced at another international law firm.

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