Michael T. Dunn Esq.

Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Dunn, Michael

Michael Dunn is a Partner in the Atlanta office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP and serves as Vice Co-Chair of the firm’s national Capital Markets group. Mr. Dunn's practice is focused on counseling public companies on registration and reporting obligations under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including periodic reporting, responses to SEC comment letters, and requests for confidential treatment.

Mr. Dunn has assisted public companies with a broad range of corporate governance compliance activities, including compensation risk assessments, FINRA compliance, drafting and assessing insider trading compliance programs and 10b5-1 trading plans, and compliance with NYSE, NASDAQ and NYSE Mkt listing standards. His transactional experience includes corporate debt and equity financing transactions, including IPOs, shelf takedowns, and registered spin-offs.  He earned his B.A. from Georgetown University and his J.D. from the St. John's University School of Law.

Mr. Dunn is the co-author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 7-3d, Corporate Stock Repurchases and Going Private.  The title is also available as part of the Bloomberg BNA Securities Practice Portfolio Series (No. 235).  This portfolio volume summarizes the basic legal rules and practical considerations applicable to equity securities repurchase transactions under state law and federal securities laws, and briefly summarizes relevant federal tax law considerations. The portfolio outlines the business reasons for such transactions, the state law limitations based upon impairment of capital, federal securities law disclosure issues, and judicial decisions affecting "going private" transactions.