Harter Secrest & Emery LLP (HSE), a full-service business law firm with operations throughout New York, welcomes Kayla E. Klos to the firm’s Securities Practice Group and Buffalo office.
With more than 20 years of experience, Klos represents both public and private companies, advising them on compliance with federal and state securities laws, including disclosure and reporting requirements, insider trading issues, and stock exchange requirements. Her work with public companies has included negotiated and hostile takeovers, tender offers, and going-private transactions. In addition, Klos provides general corporate services regarding entity formation, ownership and business management matters. Prior to joining Harter Secrest & Emery, Klos practiced at Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel, now Bond Schoeneck & King.
“Helping clients navigate complex securities, mergers, acquisitions, compliance, and financing issues has long been an area of focus and strength at Harter Secrest & Emery,” said John G. Horn, partner in charge of the firm’s Buffalo office. “Kayla’s remarkable knowledge and experience in these areas will make a strong addition to our firm and particularly our growing Securities Practice Group.”
Harter Secrest & Emery is recognized within Upstate New York as a leader in the securities and capital markets practice. The firm has represented issuers and underwriters in more than 50 public offerings, with clients ranging from businesses seeking start-up capital to Fortune 500 companies.
Klos earned a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, and is a Cum Laude graduate of Albany Law School.
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP is a full-service business law firm providing legal services to clients ranging from individuals and family-owned businesses to Fortune 100 companies and major regional institutions. The firm has the most rankings in the annual US News & World Report “Best Law Firm” survey in Western New York. With offices in Rochester, Buffalo, Albany, Corning, and New York City, New York, Harter Secrest & Emery is a recognized leader in corporate, environmental and land use, immigration, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, real estate and trusts and estate law.