About the Editors
Kevin Douglas serves as co-editor of the Securities Law Exchange blog and focuses his practice corporate governance, shareholder activism, securities laws compliance and corporate transactions. His experience ranges from providing SEC disclosure advice to the audit committee of a Fortune 100 company, to representing numerous public companies in significant acquisitions and other strategic transactions, to negotiating a settlement agreement with a significant shareholder activist to resolve a threatened proxy fight.
Jay Knight serves as co-editor of the Securities Law Exchange blog and is head of the firm’s Capital Markets Practice Group. His practice focuses on securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, real estate capital markets, structured finance, and the general representation of public companies and underwriters. Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Jay served five years in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Division of Corporation Finance. Since his return to private practice in 2012, he has led a team that has served as counsel on more than 50 SEC-registered commercial mortgage-backed securities transactions that involved collateral valued in excess of $75 billion.