John P. Duke

John P. Duke brings years of experience to his legal practice, helping clients with mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, securities law compliance, and corporate governance.

A Corporate and Securities partner, John represents public and private companies in connection with merger and acquisition transactions and serves as issuer's counsel in public equity offerings. He also represents private equity firms regarding minority equity investments, leveraged recapitalizations, and management buyouts. John also advises investment banks in connection with underwritten public offerings and private placements, as well as M&A advisory companies on hostile takeovers, the implementation of defensive measures, and proposals by shareholder activists.

John also has in-house experience. From 1999 to 2002, he served as an Assistant General Counsel at Provident Mutual Life Insurance Company, where he was the primary legal counsel for the investment, finance, and strategic planning functions. He advised the board of directors and led the deal team in connection with Provident's US$1.6 billion demutualization and acquisition by Nationwide Financial Services, Inc.

Good to know

Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Corporate, 2) Commercial, 3) Mergers and Acquisitions, 4) Corporate Governance and 5) Food and Beverages
Law School University of Pennsylvania Law School, Penn Law (J.D.,1995)
Education Loyola College (B.B.A.,1992)
Bar Member / Association Pennsylvania State Bar Association
Most recent firm Hogan Lovells
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-duke-7a55a3
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