Adé K. Heyliger
Associate, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.S., University of Maryland; J.D., Harvard; M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania.
B.S., cum laude, University of Maryland; J.D., cum laude, Harvard; M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania. Professor Heyliger is a member of Weil, Gotshal & Manges' Public...Continue Reading
B.S., cum laude, University of Maryland; J.D., cum laude, Harvard; M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania. Professor Heyliger is a member of Weil, Gotshal & Manges' Public Company Advisory Group, where his work focuses on counseling public companies and foreign private issuers on securities regulation and exchange compliance matters in M&A and capital markets transactions. Mr. Heyliger provides comprehensive cross-disciplinary advice on various inter-related issues concerning US regulatory compliance, SEC disclosure matters, corporate governance and crisis management (including market collapse, hostile takeover attempts, accounting irregularities and possible bankruptcy). He also counsels boards of directors, independent committees and senior management on a broad range of corporate governance matters relating to governance structure, board independence, officer and director liability and executive and director compensation. Prior to joining Weil, Mr. Heyliger served as Special Counsel in the US SEC's Division of Corporation Finance, where he provided guidance on various securities regulation compliance matters in cross-border and domestic M&A and going-private transactions, and various offerings of equity and debt securities. He also served as a member of the investment banking division of Merrill Lynch, where he focused on M&A, debt and equity transactions primarily in the Media, Entertainment and Technology sectors. Mr. Heyliger is Vice-Chair of the M&A Committee of the DC Bar Association.