Biography

Jill Polk is a member of the firm’s Corporate Services group and practices primarily in the areas of securities, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions. In her practice, she regularly advises clients on general corporate and securities matters, including securities law compliance, capital raising and reorganization projects, Exchange Act reporting and board and committee matters.

Jill's securities experience includes representing both issuers and underwriters in connection with public and private securities offerings, tender offers, secondary stock sales and shelf registrations and takedowns. In addition, she counsels a range of public companies on regular Exchange Act reporting and compliance, and initial and continued listing on national securities exchanges.

In her corporate governance practice, Jill counsels boards of directors, committees and management on fiduciary duties and responsibilities, insider trading liabilities and executive and equity compensation practices.

Education

  • University of Illinois College of Law at Urbana-Champaign  (J.D., magna cum laude, 2004)
    • Order of the Coif
  • Eastern Illinois University  (B.A., summa cum laude)
    • University & Department Honors

Admissions

  • Missouri, 2004

Professional Activities

  • The Missouri Bar