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Attorney Sam Talarico Jr. has nearly twenty years of experience representing corporate clients, with an emphasis on corporate governance, acquisitions, private placements, and securities compliance, including the preparation of 10-Qs, 10-Ks, 8-Ks, and proxy materials. He has served as lead counsel for a publicly traded company in a $100 million merger, as well as counsel for many multi-million asset and stock acquisitions. With experience preparing Hart Scott Rodino filings required for certain large transactions, he has also assisted numerous companies with the private sale of equity and debt securities, including a $15 million private placement for a closely held Indiana manufacturer. He is a frequent seminar lecturer on Regulation D private offerings and related securities topics.
In addition to his legal experience, Sam previously worked as a certified public accountant for the international accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand (now known as PwC). With his experience and education, Sam is familiar with the issues facing corporate clients at every stage of their development and is capable of assisting a diverse range of corporate clients ranging from new start-ups to well-established publicly traded companies.
Sam is as an AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell based on their peer review ratings and has served as an elected member of the Fort Wayne City Council and as a member of the Northeast Economic Development Alliance. Sam volunteers his time as the head football coach at St. Charles Borromeo School and the director of baseball operations at Bishop Dwenger High School. He was a 2004 inaugural recipient of “Fort Wayne’s Future 40” award.
Sam received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Butler University in 1990 and earned his J.D. from Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, in 1995. He is admitted to practice before the Indiana state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. He is a member of the Allen County Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association, and the Indiana Society for Certified Public Accountants.
* AV® Preeminent™ is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. The AV rating is a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.