Mr. Buford heads the firm’s Securities and Mergers and Acquisition practice group. He focuses primarily on securities law matters, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. His practice includes representation of public and private, local and national corporations in various industries, including transportations and logistics, and banking and bank holding. He has extensive experience providing legal advice to clients under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934. He has served as counsel to a number of companies involved in IPOs, secondary offerings, tender offers and acquisitions. He works with directors of public companies on governance matters.