Georgetown Law Open on Time
The Law Center will open on time, Tuesday, January 27, 2015, but liberal leave is in effect.
All designated emergency employees must report to work on time. All other employees may take unscheduled leave, but should contact their supervisor to discuss the needs of their unit and individual circumstances. Classes will begin at their normal time, unless otherwise noted on the class cancellation line: 202-662-9446 or the class cancellation page. Any changes to this announcement will be communicated through the same channels by 5:00 am on Tuesday morning.
Joseph E. Gilligan
Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.B.A., M.B.A., Loyola College; J.D., Georgetown
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center; M.B.A., Loyola College; B.B.A., Loyola College. Mr. Gilligan is a partner in the international law firm of Hogan Lovells and...Continue Reading
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center; M.B.A., Loyola College; B.B.A., Loyola College. Mr. Gilligan is a partner in the international law firm of Hogan Lovells and focuses his practice on representing publicly and privately held companies, boards of directors, and special committees in all types of merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions. He currently serves as a co-chair of the firm’s M&A committee and has been recognized for his M&A practice in both Chambers and the Legal 500. Mr. Gilligan’s practice includes public and private mergers, tender offers, exchange offers, going private transactions, proxy contests, strategic and financial investments, and cross-border acquisitions. He advises acquiring and target companies, and committees of independent directors of target companies, in connection with hostile and unsolicited takeover proposals and anti-takeover defenses. He regularly counsels boards of directors of public companies on corporate governance issues, fiduciary duty matters (both generally and in the M&A context), compliance with the U.S. federal securities laws (including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act), and the requirements of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Nasdaq corporate governance standards. His practice also involves extensive experience in a broad range of corporate finance and capital raising transactions, including initial public offerings, primary and secondary offerings, Rule 144A private placements, private equity financings and recapitalizations, and debt and preferred stock financings. He has represented major investment banking firms in the underwriting of securities offerings.