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Public Company / IPO

We represent and have represented more than 40 publicly traded companies in a variety of ways including as outside general counsel, special board of director’s advisor and as a compliance advisor regarding various local, state and federal laws.


As outside general counsel, we assist the company in developing both business and legal strategies, oversee Securities, Intellectual Property, Labor/Employment, and litigation counsel as well as advise the company on a litany of other matters. Additional outside general counsel responsibilities have included negotiate contracts, funding and provide contract development services in manufacturing and distribution.


U.S. public companies, their executives, and their advisors operate in a strictly regulated environment in which they face multiple compliance and other challenges. These include compliance requirements, intricate tax considerations, the competing interests of multiple stakeholders, cybersecurity threats, and pressures to manage for quarterly financial results. The Basile Law Firm P.C. helps public companies meet the demands they face today and helps them prepare for strategic opportunities tomorrow. We work with public companies and those considering SEC registration, offering particular strengths to middle-market businesses. Our approach to Risk Mitigation and Compliance is designed to support the internal controls and financial statement assertion requirements mandated by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. 

Pre-IPO entities frequently turn to us for comprehensive pre-offering planning, including communications and road-show strategies. The Basile Law Firm P.C. has brought numerous companies public and we bring clients deep experience and cross-industry and cross-functional expertise. Our clients engage us at many levels, from assistance for interpretation or implementation guidance regarding technical compliance issues to end-to-end
transaction advisory support and assistance with all planning stages of the IPO process.


As General Counsel, we supervise outsourced professionals bringing expertise that includes:

  • finance department support

  • transaction due diligence – audit, IPO and capital readiness

  • GAAP and IFRS reporting

  • treasury functions

  • tax compliance

Our team works with skilled financial professionals at every level within client organizations, from board audit committees to CFOs to external bankers and legal advisors. In all cases, we strive to build objective, durable relationships. We are proud of the fact that many of our public company client relationships extend back many

Our firm is usually retained early in a company’s growth process to assist with securing contract engineering work, contract manufacturing, floor plan finance, manufacturing funding, marketing, and sales. We have relationships with Angel Funding Groups, hedge Funds, Investment Bankers and High Net Worth Individuals looking for the right project to invest in. We prepare closing and all collateral documents.

We also have developed “going public” paths for our private company clients looking to go public. We have completed reverse mergers, direct listings as well as coordinated and supervised IPO’s for our clients.

Debt restructuring is a process that allows a private/public company facing cash flow problems and financial distress to reduce and renegotiate its delinquent debts. This allows the business to improve and/or restore financial liquidity so that the business can continue its operations.

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