Sanjay Shirodkar is resident in the firm's Washington, D.C. office and is the co-head of the firm's Public Company and Corporate Governance Practice. Before joining the firm, he was a Special Counsel in the Office of Chief Counsel, Division of Corporation Finance, at the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Sanjay's practice includes advising US and non-US companies, including public companies and their boards, on federal securities law compliance, and corporate governance matters. He has extensive experience in SEC reporting and disclosure requirements, shareholder proposal and proxy matters, proxy access and shareholder activism and engagement. Sanjay regularly counsels public company clients on new and evolving disclosure and governance requirements and practices, including under the Dodd-Frank and JOBS Acts. Sanjay works with a diverse range of companies, from Fortune 500 to private companies, spanning multiple industries including life sciences, real estate, consumer products, and retail. He interprets and advises clients on complying with the rules and regulations of the SEC, the NYSE, and the NASDAQ.

Sanjay's practice also includes representing companies and underwriters in public and private equity offerings, tender offers, and mergers and acquisitions with experience in multi-billion-dollar transactions in a broad range of domestic and private financings and mergers and acquisitions. Additionally, he represents various REIT sponsors in connection with their M&A and capital raising activities.

Sanjay extensively publishes on corporate governance related topics and is frequently quoted in numerous national publications.