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Hinckley Allen Partner Margaret D. Farrell Named “Lawyer of the Year” in Mergers and Acquisitions Law by Best Lawyers

Margaret D. “Peggy” Farrell, a partner at Hinckley Allen, was named the Best Lawyers® 2016 Mergers and Acquisitions Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Providence, RI.

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.

Peggy’s peers have also selected her for listing in Best Lawyers in America for corporate, securities, capital markets and securities regulation law.

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.