Stephanie focuses her practice on capital markets transactions, securities offerings and corporate transactions for U.S. and non-U.S. companies. She advises public and private companies on domestic and international securities transactions, regulatory matters, corporate governance, restructurings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters.
Stephanie has extensive experience with public and private securities offerings, including the offering of investment grade securities, structured products linked to equities, commodities, interest rates and other underlying assets, credit linked securities and secured-collateral instruments. She concentrates on structuring continuous offering programs that are registered under the Securities Act, or that are exempt from registration under Regulation S, Rule 144A, Section 3(a)(2) and Section 3(a)(3) of the Securities Act
Stephanie also counsels clients on complex contracts, corporate governance, regulatory compliance issues and filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act.
While earning her law degree at Wake Forest University School of Law, Stephanie served as executive editor of the Wake Forest Law Review and on the Moot Court Board. As an undergraduate at the University of North Carolina, she was honored with the Academic Excellence Award and the Golden Key Scholastic Art Award.
Representation of an issuer with the establishment of a $65 billion euro medium-term note program.
Representation of an issuer with a Japanese primary shelf registration statement and subsequent sales of Samurai bonds pursuant to that registration statement.
Representation of an issuer with a Japanese secondary shelf registration statement and subsequent Uridashi offerings pursuant to that registration statement.
Representation of a company with issuances of collateral-secured instruments governed by Swiss law.
Representation of an issuer in connection with the establishment of a shelf registration statement and subsequent sales of more than $50 billion of securities pursuant to that registration statement.
Representation of a financial institution with the establishment of a global bank note program and subsequent sales pursuant to that program.
Representation of a company with a $75 billion commercial paper program.
Representation of a foreign joint venture in its purchase of a domestic nylon manufacturing plant.
Representation of a major manufacturer with its corporate reorganization.
Representation of an international company in its negotiations with the FTC to purchase a domestic food service company.
Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, Woodward/White, Inc., 2023
Selected for inclusion into the North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society, 2018, 2019, 2021
Recipient, Outstanding Scholar, Department of Defense, Washington, D.C., 1993-1995
Recipient, Department of Defense Performance Award, 1995
Recipient, Defense Spot Awards, 1994
Honor Graduate, Navy Acquisition Management Training Office
Honor Graduate, U.S. Army Logistics Management College
Member, American Bar Association
Member, North Carolina Bar Association
Member, Mecklenburg County Bar
Member, North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys
Member, Charlotte Women's Bar Association
Member, North Carolina Bankers Association
Member, Advisory Board, First Presbyterian Church Child Development Center
Member, The Junior League of Charlotte
Impact Fund, Foundation of the Carolinas