He has broad experience representing both issuers and underwriters in public and private financings, including initial public offerings. Mr. Wofford also has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, commercial property transactions (including financing of various malls, shopping centers and office towers), private equity transactions, joint ventures, project finance transactions and international finance transactions.
He has worked at some of the world’s most prominent laws firms, including Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. As in- house counsel for an investment holding company, he had responsibility for advising the CEO and Business Development team on all legal aspects of proposed transactions, bank regulatory compliance issues, managing litigation, establishing a corporate governance framework, working with the board of directors on various resolutions and complicated issues and handling the legal aspects of human resources issues. He has international finance and capital market experience overseeing private equity and real estate investments in both western and developing countries.
Mr. Wofford has a Juris Doctorate from New York University School of Law and is a member of the bar of the State of New York.