Alissa Parisi is a partner in the firm’s Corporate/M&A practice group and resides in the Washington, DC office. Ms. Parisi advises clients on a full range of corporate, securities, governance and compliance matters. Ms. Parisi has significant experience in advising boards and executive management on complex business and operational matters, including in the areas of risk assessment, corporate governance and related strategies and alignment of corporate strategy to achieve corporate goals. She also acts as corporate counsel for companies, advising on a host of general corporate matters, including fiduciary duties, management transitions, relationships with shareholders and effective approaches to the changing regulatory environment.
Ms. Parisi advises companies on compliance matters relating to the SEC, NYSE, Nasdaq, state regulators and other authorities. Her compliance experience includes preparing of SEC reports, advising with respect to the timing and substance of disclosure of material events and counseling with respect to shareholder meetings.
Ms. Parisi also represents publicly and privately held entities in merger and acquisition transactions. She has broad experience in representing clients in the structure, negotiation, diligence and documentation of transactions ranging from several million dollars to several billion dollars.
Ms. Parisi serves as co-chair of the Washington, DC office Professional Development Committee which oversees attorney training, mentoring and professional development.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms. Parisi served as the law clerk to the Honorable Harry L. Carrico, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia.