About the Speaker
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    Julie Rizzo
    Partner, K&L Gates LLP

    Julie Rizzo is a partner in the firm's Capital Markets practice group. Julie has substantial experience representing companies in a variety of capital markets and corporate governance matters. She focuses her practice on advising clients on SEC reporting and disclosure issues, stock exchange compliance, and environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters. She also regularly assists clients on a variety of capital market transactions.

    Julie’s prior professional experience brings a unique perspective to clients. By spending over six years in an in-house role at a large, New York Stock Exchange listed technology company, Julie has an understanding of the inner workings of corporate legal departments and the need for in-house legal teams to be able to provide business-focused legal advice. Additionally, Julie has gained a deep understanding of the regulatory process after spending five years in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which allows her to advise clients on disclosure and compliance matters through a sharper, regulatory focused lens.