Sheppard Mullin Adds Corporate Partner Craig Mordock In Orange County, Continues Corporate Practice Group Expansion

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 15:44

Craig S. Mordock has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm's Corporate practice group, based in the firm's Orange County office. He joins from Jones Day. 

Mordock’s corporate and securities practice spans private and public securities offerings, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions. His corporate finance experience ranges from representing venture capitalists, institutional investors, and start-up companies in early-stage financings to representing issuers and investment banks in public offerings of equity and debt securities. Mordock advises purchasers and sellers of companies in a variety of industries, including software, communications, semiconductors, life sciences, renewable energy, consumer products, and financial services.

Mordock has extensive experience representing public companies in connection with disclosure and compliance matters under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and provides general corporate and business counseling to several privately held companies. He regularly counsels boards of directors and board committees in connection with their duties under state and federal law as well as their compliance with self-regulatory organizations such as the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. 

Sheppard Mullin has 70 attorneys based in its Orange County office. The firm’s Corporate practice group includes 150 attorneys firmwide.

In July, Sheppard Mullin added Corporate partners Joe Daniels and Johneth Park. Daniels joined the firm’s New York office from Loeb & Loeb and Park joined in Seoul from Simpson Thacher. In June, the firm added Corporate partners Steve Chananie and Hwan Kim. Chananie joined the firm’s New York office from Garfunkel Wild and Kim joined in Washington, D.C. from Squire Patton Boggs. In April, Corporate partners Mike McKinnon in Orange County and Adam Ettinger in Century City joined from Greenberg Traurig and Strategic Counsel Corp., respectively. In March, the firm added Corporate partner Andy Felner in New York. Felner joined Sheppard Mullin from FDX Capital LLC/FDX Offshore LLC.