Andrea Basham advises domestic and international clients on corporate governance and securities law matters.

Her practice focuses on disclosure and ongoing reporting obligations of public companies and public and private offerings of securities in the United States and elsewhere. She also advises on securities law and reporting aspects of mergers and acquisitions involving public companies.

Andrea is actively involved in the firm’s knowledge management efforts with respect to capital markets transactions and changes and developments in securities regulation. She also plays a primary role in the training and development of the firm’s corporate lawyers across practice areas.

Andrea joined the firm in 2002. As an associate from 2002 through 2006, her practice focused on international corporate and financial transactions, with particular emphasis on transactions involving the firm’s Latin American clients. Andrea rejoined the firm in 2012, became a senior attorney in 2014 and became counsel in 2018.

Notable Experience

  • LINE Corporation in its dual-listed U.S.-Japan IPO.

  • OCI in its proposed $8 billion sale of its North American, European and Global Distribution businesses to CF Industries.

  • The Home Depot in its $1.6 billion acquisition of Interline Brands, Inc.

  • Family Dollar in its $9.3 billion acquisition by Dollar Tree.

See More


SEC Proposes to Modernize and Simplify Disclosure Requirements for Public Companies,” (October 16, 2017).

“FAST Act Amendments to the U.S. Securities Laws,”Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, January 16, 2016 (co-author).

“New SEC Staff Guidance on General Solicitation,” Review of Securities and Commodities Regulation, November 4, 2015.

“Private Offerings: SEC Liberalizes the Rules but also Proposes New Requirements,”VC Experts, October 23, 2013.