Celia A. Soehner focuses her practice on advising public companies with respect to corporate governance, federal securities laws, stock exchange and executive compensation matters. She also advises clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions and capital market transactions.
Previously, Celia served for more than five years as an attorney-advisor with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the Division of Corporation Finance. While at the SEC, Celia worked on a number of transactional and securities compliance matters specific to large financial institutions, including bank holding companies, investment advisers and alternative investment companies. Celia has experience with securities disclosure issues affecting initial public offerings, debt and equity offerings and mergers and acquisitions, as well as issuer reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Celia received the 2011 Chairman’s Award for Excellence.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Celia worked as a corporate finance associate for a large national law firm.
Georgetown University Law Center, 2015, LL.M, Securities and Financial Regulation
Brooklyn Law School, 2008, JD
Fordham University, 2005, BA, International Political Economy and French, cum laude