About Lawrence D. Levin

Co-head of Katten's Corporate Securities practice in Chicago, Lawrence Levin is a highly skilled and client-focused practitioner with extensive experience representing public and private companies and their boards, as well as investment banks, in a wide variety of transactional and corporate governance matters.

Pragmatic approach to corporate and securities matters

Recognized as a leading attorney by industry publications, Larry develops a deep understanding of his clients’ businesses and the industries in which they operate. He acts as a single point of contact for a wide range of corporate and securities issues. Clients appreciate Larry’s deep and broad experience combined with his pragmatic and commercial approach to solving problems. Clients turn to Larry for assistance with their most challenging corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions and public and private capital raising transactions, as well as proxy contests and other shareholder activism matters. Larry also regularly counsels public companies on their securities law compliance, disclosure, corporate governance and compensation-related issues.

Larry's clients span a variety of industries, including manufacturing, technology, educational services, financial services and investment banking. Before law school, he worked as a certified public accountant at an international public accounting firm.

He is the co-author of the "2014 Handbook for Preparing SEC Annual Reports and Proxy Statements" (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 13th ed.).

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Practice Focus

  • Public securities
  • Corporate governance
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • Executive compensation

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