Jennifer A. Zepralka

Jennifer Zepralka focuses her practice on federal securities law compliance, disclosure and corporate governance issues. She advises both public and private companies on compliance with corporate and federal securities laws and has represented clients in a variety of capital markets transactions. Ms. Zepralka rejoined WilmerHale in 2013 after having served as Senior Special counsel to the Director of Division of Corporation Finance at the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Practice

Ms. Zepralka rejoined WilmerHale from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), where she was the first Linda C. Quinn Attorney-Fellow and served as Senior Special Counsel to the Director of the Division of Corporation Finance since 2009. While there, she advised the Division Director and others at the SEC on a wide range of policy and technical matters, including rulemaking, legislative proposals, registrant matters and interpretations of federal securities laws and regulations. She participated in the Division’s implementation of both the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, and worked closely with the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies. Ms. Zepralka also prepared testimony and briefing materials for congressional hearings and provided technical advice on legislative matters.

Ms. Zepralka is a former counsel in the Corporate Practice at WilmerHale, having advised public companies and financial institutions on compliance with corporate and federal securities laws, including disclosure and other requirements under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and requirements under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and corporate governance matters. She represented clients in a variety of transactions, including public and private securities offerings.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Zepralka was an associate in the London, England office of Allen & Overy where she advised clients in connection with international debt and equity offerings and ongoing obligations as US reporting companies.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Corporate and 2) Securities
Law School University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2001
Education Dartmouth College, A.B.,1994
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm WilmerHale
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