Sali G. Wissa

Associate
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Biography

Sali G. Wissa is an associate in the Corporate & Securities practice group of Baker McKenzie in Chicago.

Practice Focus

Sali advises clients on a broad range of transactional matters, including offerings of debt and equity securities, M&A, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations and other strategic transactions and investments. She also advises public companies on SEC reporting obligations and corporate governance issues. Prior to joining the Firm, Sali served as associate editor of the University of Illinois Law Review.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Represented an NYSE-listed company in numerous public offerings of common stock for aggregate proceeds in excess of USD 1 billion.
  • Represented an NYSE-listed company in its public offering of senior unsecured notes worth USD 400 million.
  • Represented an NYSE-listed multinational financial services company in the multijurisdictional restructuring of a portion of its corporate organization.
  • Represented a French outdoor advertising company in its acquisition of the Latin America business of a large US outdoor advertising company.
  • Represented a global metals manufacturing company in its acquisition of the cryogenics business and related assets of a manufacturing company in connection with a Chapter 11 proceeding.
  • Ongoing representation of NYSE and NASDAQ-listed companies in connection with SEC reporting and disclosure obligations, compliance with stock exchange rules and regulations, and general corporate governance matters.

Admissions

  • Illinois~United States (2014)

Education

  • University of Illinois College of Law (JD magna cum laude) (2014)
  • University of Southern California (MSW) (2010)
  • University of California at Irvine (BA) (2008)

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English