James M. Harrigan


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James M. Harrigan is a corporate lawyer who primarily focuses on federal securities law, including disclosure matters, public and private offerings of equity and debt, and corporate governance. He represents investment banks, hedge funds, private equity funds, investment advisers, and broker-dealers in the US, China, Singapore, Hong Kong, and throughout South East Asia.


Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland


  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Maryland, B.A., History
  • Exchange Act reporting requirements
  • Beneficial ownership reporting requirements pursuant to Section 13 and Section 16 of the Exchange Act
  • Private placements of securities pursuant to Regulation D and Rule 144A under the Securities Act
  • Transactions pursuant to Rule 144 under the Securities Act
  • Equity derivatives transactions