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.