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Jane Whitt Sellers

Partner
McGuireWoods

Jane Whitt Sellers

Ms. Sellers works with public and private companies on corporate finance matters, securities compliance, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. She represents issuers in a wide range of financing transactions including syndicated loan agreements and public and private offerings (including Rule 144A offerings) of debt and equity securities as well as hybrid securities, such as equity units, convertible notes, junior subordinated notes and trust preferred securities. Her experience also includes debt and equity self-tenders and exchange offers and consent solicitations for outstanding debt securities.

She regularly advises on 1934 Act reporting and annual meeting proxy statement matters, including shareholder proposals, proxy contests and executive compensation disclosures. She is on the firm's climate change team, advising on SEC disclosures and due diligence matters. Her mergers and acquisitions experience includes private stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, as well as multibillion-dollar public company mergers.

Publications:

  • "The Value of Process" (chapter author), Inside the Minds: The Roles and Motivations of Key Players in Corporate Governance Cases, Aspatore Books (2007)
  • "Compensation Disclosures Bring Governance Changes," Co-authored with Karl M. Strait, Executive Counsel, November/December 2006
  • Contract Law in Virginia, 2006 Edition and 2008 Supplement, Virginia Law Foundation (Chapter 4: Determining Contractual Obligations; Chapter 10: Special Types of Contracts - Lending Agreements (including related forms)