Kimberly K. Rubel is a partner and vice chair of the firm’s Corporate & Securities Practice Group. Kim focuses her practice on securities transactions, public company counseling, board committee counseling and institutional private placements.
Securities Transactions. Kim has counseled issuers in public and private offerings of equity, debt and convertible securities. She has also advised investment banks and underwriters in public securities offerings and as financial advisors.
Public Company Counseling. A considerable part of Kim’s practice involves advising public reporting companies with respect to disclosure and compliance issues under the federal securities laws and corporate governance matters. These clients operate in a broad range of industries, including diversified manufacturing, insurance, pharmaceutical, retail, beverage and alternative energy.
Board Committee Counseling. Kim has served as independent counsel for both special and standing committees of boards of directors in connection with special investigations, related-party transactions and corporate governance issues.
Institutional Private Placements. Kim has advised institutional investors in their purchase of privately placed debt securities, as well as issuers in their offer and sale of these securities. She has experience with master note agreements, amendments and waivers, restructurings, inter-creditor issues, collateral and cross-border transactions.
In General. Kim graduated from the University of Chicago Law School in 1995. She earned an undergraduate degree in finance with highest honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to attending law school, Kim was a financial analyst in the corporate finance department of Kidder, Peabody & Co. Incorporated.