- Baton Rouge
Alexandra Layfield is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group. She devotes her practice to transactions, concentrating principally on the areas of securities law, mergers and acquisitions, general corporate law, and corporate governance matters.
Alex serves as outside corporate and securities counsel for public companies, including acting as boardroom lawyer. She handles corporate finance transactions such as tender offers and public and private securities offerings of debt and equity, as well as mergers and acquisition transactions for public and private companies. At Jones Walker, she leads the firm’s corporate, securities and executive compensation team.
Alex counsels companies on corporate governance matters and the disclosure requirements of relevant securities laws and trading markets, including reviewing annual, quarterly, and current reports, proxy statements, press releases, and other shareholder communications. Alex coordinates periodic reviews of and compliance with internal company policies, including corporate governance guidelines, insider trading, and ethics and business conduct policies, and handles board and executive compensation matters, shareholder activism defense, and shareholder engagement. Alex also advises clients on general corporate law, including the new Louisiana Business Corporation Act.