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Brian Lane, a partner with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, is a corporate securities lawyer with extensive expertise in a wide range of SEC issues. He counsels companies on the most sophisticated corporate governance and regulatory issues under the federal securities laws. He is a nationally recognized expert in his field as an author, media commentator, and conference speaker. BTI Consulting Group named Mr. Lane as a 2019 and 2018 BTI Client Service All-Star among the lawyers “who truly stand out as delivering the absolute best client service”, and a 2014 BTI Client Service All-Star for delivering “outstanding legal skills enveloped in a rare combination of practical business knowledge, extraordinary attention to client needs and noteworthy responsiveness.” He was also:
Mr. Lane ended a 16 year career with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) as the Director of the Division of Corporation Finance where he supervised over 300 attorneys and accountants in all matters related to disclosure and accounting by public companies (e.g. M&A, capital raising, disclosure in periodic reports and proxy statements). In his practice, Mr. Lane advises a number of companies undergoing investigations relating to accounting and disclosure issues.
Since joining the firm in January of 2000, Mr. Lane has counseled companies on many diverse issues relating to the details of federal securities law, including:
Mr. Lane has represented many of the best known companies domestically and internationally, assisting them to better understand and comply with the intricacies of the federal securities laws.
Mr. Lane received his law degree in 1983 from the American University, Washington College of Law and earned a B.A. degree magna cum laude in 1980 from Washburn University.
American University - Washington D.C. - 1983 Juris Doctor
Washburn University - 1980 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar