David N. Oakey

Counsel

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Practices
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, JD, 1981
  • University of Virginia, BA, with High Distinction, 1978
Admissions
  • Virginia
David’s practice is focused on the representation of public and private companies in corporate and securities law matters. He has substantial experience advising companies involved in M&A transactions. His securities law practice encompasses the public and private sale of securities, tender offers and general securities law compliance. David also advises public companies and their boards and board committees on matters involving corporate governance and takeover defense. He has, for example, assisted many companies in recent years with the adoption of shareholder rights plans or the placement of such plans “on the shelf.”

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David N Oakey
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T: +1 804 775 1022F: +1 804 698 2134Gateway Plaza
800 East Canal Street
Richmond, VA 23219-3916

Representation of a Fortune 250 company in securities compliance and corporate governance matters.

Representation of a high-tech manufacturing company in its initial public offering for approximately $100 million.

Representation of a food retailer in its sale of assets for approximately $170 million.

Representation of the owners of a construction company in the sale of all the stock of the company for approximately $80 million.

Representation of the principal shareholder of an energy company in a sale of the company by merger for approximately $450 million.

Representation of a high-tech manufacturing company in a post-IPO follow-on offering by shareholders for approximately $100 million.

Representation of a resort in its conversion from a non-stock corporation and its sale by merger.

Representation of a federal bank in its buyout of a major stockholder for approximately $80 million and a private offering of equity for approximately $55 million.

Representation of the issuer in a $400 million underwritten debt offering.

Representation of a hospitality company in a $7.5 million private placement of debt.

Representation of a mining company in its sale by merger for approximately $130 million.

Selected for inclusion in America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Corporate/M&A, Southern Virginia, Chambers USA, 2008-2016

Speaker, "Sotheby’s Poison Pill Implications," SEC Compliance and Disclosure Update, McGuireWoods LLP SEC Practice Complimentary Webinar Series, October 28, 2014
Speaker, "Short Swing Profit Rules Developments," SEC Compliance and Disclosure Update, McGuireWoods LLP SEC Practice Complimentary Webinar Series, April 23, 2013