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Brian V. Breheny

Washington, DC, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Securities: Regulation: Advisory
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Brian Breheny is held in high esteem for his work in corporate governance. He advises major public companies on SEC compliance matters, and often counsels on the regulatory components of M&A.
"He's a very good counseling lawyer.""He has invaluable insight into the SEC."
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Mr. Breheny heads Skadden's SEC Reporting and Compliance practice. He advises companies and their boards on a range of securities law compliance matters involving corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, shareholder communication and other public disclosure matters. Mr. Breheny is a leading authority on SEC issues, having formerly served as Chief of the SEC’s Office of Mergers and Acquisitions and Deputy Director of the Division of Corporation Finance. Before the SEC, Mr. Breheny worked at another international law firm in its New York and London offices. He began his career at KPMG as a certified public accountant.

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Mr. Breheny is a member the Executive Committee for Northwestern Law School's Securities Regulation Institute and the Advisory Board for Practicing Law Institute’s Annual Institute on Securities Regulation and SEC Institute. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors of the Society of Corporate Governance and the SEC Alumni. Mr. Breheny has repeatedly been recognized by the National Association of Corporate Directors as part of its Directorship 100, an annual list that identifies the most influential people in the boardroom community.

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J.D., St. John’s University School of Law, 1996; B.S., St. John’s University, 1990

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Brian V. Breheny

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