Howard Hirsch represents private and public companies in high growth industries. He focuses primarily on the areas of corporate finance, SEC regulatory matters, FINRA registration and compliance, blue sky law compliance, and general corporate representation. Howard has particular depth in Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and other alternative investments structures. He also has extensive experience counseling executive teams and public company boards of directors and their committees on various matters including corporate governance best practices and compliance.
Before joining MMM, Howard served as the General Counsel at Griffin Capital Company, LLC, a well-established alternative investment asset management firm headquartered in Los Angeles. In that role, he oversaw nearly a dozen public offerings and transactions totaling more than $13B in assets, was a member of Griffin’s executive management team, and had detailed involvement with Griffin’s operational matters and investor relations matters. Howard also served as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary to the board of directors of Griffin Realty Trust, Inc., a publicly registered REIT.
In addition to over 20 years of experience in various corporate and securities law matters, Howard handled complex litigation and insurance related matters for several years at the beginning of his career.
Howard regularly presents and participates in keynotes, presentations, and panel discussions on a variety of public company related topics at national and local conferences.