Ekong Udoekwere’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity (including investments in public entities), securities law and general corporate law. His experience includes representations in a number of matters, including acquisitions and sales of business (as well as purchases and dispositions of significant equity interests in businesses), equity/venture fund formations and related securities offerings, equity financings and corporate governance issues. Mr. Udoekwere has also represented companies in connection with registration and ongoing reporting obligations under the Securities Act and Exchange Act, including filings under Sections 13 and 16 of the Exchange Act.
Mr. Udoekwere received his BA in economics and BS in accounting from the University of North Carolina – Charlotte, and his JD from Harvard Law School. He is admitted to practice in California.
Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Udoekwere started his career as an associate in the corporate department of O’Melveny & Myers LLP in Century City, California. Prior to joining Katten, Mr. Udoekwere was a corporate associate with TroyGould PC, Los Angeles, California.
- “Bridging the (Working Capital) Gap: An Annotated Convertible Promissory Note Term Sheet,” Business Law News, State Bar of California, Issue 3 (2009)
- “In the Trenches of War between Antitrust and Intellectual Property (A Review of Free the Market!),” Daily Journal (April 17, 2009)