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Foley & Lardner LLP

 

 

Foley & Lardner LLP looks beyond the law to focus on the constantly evolving demands facing our clients and their industries. Joining more than 900 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States, Europe, and Asia, Foley’s Tampa office features top-tier practices, with nationwide capabilities and local knowledge. Since opening its doors in 1981, the Tampa office has become an integral part of the firm’s increasing presence in Florida, serving clients in industries including banking, real estate, technology, health care, manufacturing, hospitality, and insurance. We work hard to understand our clients’ issues and forge long-term relationships with them to help achieve successful outcomes and solve their legal issues through practical business advice and cutting-edge legal insight. Our clients view us as trusted business advisors because we understand that great legal service is only valuable if it is relevant, practical and beneficial to their businesses.




Curt P. Creely

Curt Creely, a partner and corporate lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP, focuses his practice on counseling companies, investors, investment banking firms, and entrepreneurs in connection with public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic transactions, securities law compliance and reporting, corporate governance matters, loan transactions, and company formation. He is a member of the firm’s Transactional & Securities and Private Equity & Venture Capital Practices. He is also a member of the firm’s Cannabis, Hospitality & Leisure, Life Sciences and Technology Industry Teams.

 

Curt has served as principal issuer’s counsel in initial public offerings by technology and life sciences companies, and he regularly advises public companies in various industries on SEC compliance, reporting, and governance matters. He also represents issuers and investors in venture capital, private equity, and private placement transactions. He regularly serves as counsel in merger and acquisition transactions involving private and public companies in various industries, including healthcare, software, financial services, and life sciences. He also represents businesses in technology-driven strategic transactions, including joint ventures, technology licensing transactions, and product development and collaboration programs.

 

Curt previously served as in-house general counsel for a Nasdaq-listed company, where he was responsible for managing the Company’s broad range of legal needs, including securities law compliance, strategic transactions, technology development and protection, foreign legal matters, and general corporate needs.

 

Curt serves as a board member on the Association for Corporate Growth (Tampa Bay Chapter) and served as chapter president from 2013-2015. He is a member of the Florida State Bar.

Curt P. Creely
Partner