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Hinckley Allen Partner Margaret D. Farrell Named Best Lawyers’ Securities/Capital Markets Law “Lawyer of the Year”

Peggy Farrell, has been named the named Lawyer of the Year in Securities/Capital Markets, (Providence RI) by Best Lawyers, 2014. 

Peggy chairs the firm’s Securities Law Group and focuses her practice in the area of corporate and securities law, with extensive experience in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions (both domestic and cross border), corporate restructurings, strategic alliances, and corporate governance matters. She has broad expertise in securities law matters, including private equity and venture capital financings and public debt and equity offerings, 1934 Act compliance issues, proxy contests, and investment company, investment adviser and broker-dealer registration and regulation. Peggy has in-depth knowledge of financial institution regulation and experience in partnering and other arrangements for developing and commercializing technology. 

Peggy serves as outside general counsel to a wide array of public and private business concerns, providing advice on business strategies and their legal ramifications. She regularly counsels directors and officers on executive compensation and regulatory compliance matters and evolving best practices in corporate governance.

Best Lawyers, which compiles annual listings of outstanding lawyers through a rigorous peer-review process,
selects a single lawyer in each specialty in each community to honor as the “Lawyer of the Year.”  These lawyers have received particularly high ratings by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

Hinckley Allen provides a full range of legal services and pragmatic business advice to clients throughout the northeast. With offices in Albany, Boston, Concord, Hartford, New York and Providence, our team of lawyers provide legal counsel and in-depth industry knowledge in practice areas such as corporate, construction, litigation, real estate, and trust and estates law.