BARTHOLOMEW A. SHEEHAN, III, is a partner resident in the New York office of Sidley. He represents both issuers and underwriters in a wide variety of securities offerings and has extensive experience providing legal advice to clients under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. In addition to securities offerings, his practice includes consultation with clients regarding corporate governance matters and public company reporting obligations.
Bart currently serves as company counsel or designated underwriters’ counsel for more than 20 companies, with a particular emphasis on REITs and utilities. Bart’s practice focuses on IPOs, follow-on and secondary common stock offerings, preferred stock offerings, ATM programs, offerings of convertible and exchangeable securities, and offerings of senior and subordinated debt securities. Bart has worked with companies in most of the commercial real estate sectors, including health care, industrial, lodging, net lease, office, residential and retail.
Bart is recognized by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in Capital Markets — REITS, by IFLR1000 in Capital Markets and has been recommended by The Legal 500 US in Capital Markets: Equity Offerings, Debt Offerings and in Real Estate Investment Trusts. Mr. Sheehan is also a trustee of the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Admissions & Certifications
- New York
- New York University School of Law, J.D., 1995
- Georgetown University, B.A., 1991 (summa cum laude)