NEW YORK, May 12, 2022 – Proskauer, a leading international law firm, is pleased to welcome Kristina Trauger as a partner in the Capital Markets Group of its Corporate Department. Based in the New York office, Kristina has deep experience advising publicly traded companies, investment banks and investors in a wide range of complex corporate transactions, including securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions.
“Public and private companies of all sizes and industries trust Kristina to handle their most challenging equity and debt and corporate finance transactions,” said Chip Parsons, co-chair of the Firm’s Corporate Department. “Her expertise on securities transactions will be an invaluable asset to our transactional team. We are excited to welcome her to Proskauer.”
Kristina represents clients in connection with the going-public process and various types of securities offerings, including initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, at-the-market offerings, SPACs, private placements, investment-grade and high-yield bonds. She is also a trusted advisor on corporate governance, securities compliance and SEC reporting matters.
“In this rapidly changing environment, clients rely on trusted advisors like Kristina to help them not only navigate the SEC’s new rulemaking but also advise on options for accessing the capital markets,” said Steven M. Ellis, chairman of the Firm. “Kristina’s expertise and technical knowledge will be a great advantage to our clients as they look to grow or establish their presence in new markets.”
Kristina received both her M.B.A. and J.D. from Seton Hall University. She joins from Shearman & Sterling.
“I am thrilled to join Proskauer and look forward to working with my colleagues across the globe on the full range of equity and debt capital markets transactions,” said Kristina.
Kristina’s hire follows a string of new joiners to Proskauer in the past year. Evan Palenschat recently joined as a partner in the Private Credit Group; the Firm welcomed Robert Sutton as a partner in the Private Funds Group; partner Chris Ahn rejoined Proskauer’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice; Barry Newman joined as a partner in the Finance Practice in London; and partners Whitney Phelps and Vinay Kohli joined our health care industry practice.
We are 800+ lawyers serving clients from 12 offices located in the leading financial and business centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia. The world’s leading organizations, companies and corporations choose us to be their representatives in their most critical situations. But more, they consider Proskauer a strategic partner to drive their business forward. We work with asset managers, major sports leagues, Fortune 500 companies, entertainment industry legends and other industry-redefining companies.
Our Capital Markets Group includes lawyers across the U.S., Europe and Latin America. We represent bulge bracket, middle-market and boutique investment banks, as well as public and private companies of all sizes and industries around the world, in a wide variety of public, Rule 144A and Regulation S, and private debt and equity transactions. Our clients turn to us for our ability to lead the market in terms of innovation and financial structuring, the depth of our global team and our creative thought leadership.