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Overview

Overview

Peter Sugar is an attorney in our Securities & Corporate Governance and Securities Litigation & Corporate Defense practice groups. He also works within our Emerging & Growth Business, and Mergers & Acquisitions practice groups.

Peter represents clients in both private and public securities offerings, exchange offers, refinancings, private debt, mezzanine, and equity placements, as well as public companies in all aspects of 1933 Act, 1934 Act, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance matters. He represents directors of public corporations individually and in their capacities as members of Audit Committees, Disclosure Committees, and other special committees. He has an active practice in the acquisition and disposition of businesses and has led mergers and acquisitions teams in multiple sales of venture-backed businesses that have become finalists and winners of Crain’s Business Deal of the Year awards. Peter is also involved in all aspects of the formation, financing, and governance of businesses, including equity, debt, and hybrid capitalization transactions. Peter has assisted numerous businesses in financing their start-up all the way through an initial public offering (IPO).

 

 

Education & Admissions

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Wayne State University Law School
    J.D., cum laude
    Articles and managing editor of the Wayne Law Review
  • Wayne State University
    B.S. in Business Administration

Bar Admission

  • Michigan

Court Admission

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Courts

Affiliations

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan Business Law Section
  • American Bar Association

News

News

Speaking Engagements

  • Securities “Transactions” Hot Topics, 2014—2018 Midwest Securities Law Institute, Michigan State University School of Law.
  • Moderator: Navigating the Brave New World of Equity Capital Formation: “Hot Issues” Worldwide IPO markets; Crowdfunding; Microlending; “Simplified” Public Offerings, TAGLaw International Conference, 2014
  • Adjunct Professor, Wayne State University Law School; courses in Business Planning; Securities Regulation; Corporate Finance