Robyn Manos

Robyn Manos

Law Offices of Robyn Manos, Esq.
  • Business Law, Securities Law
  • California
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Robyn Manos is a licensed attorney in the State of California with 20 years of corporate law experience.

After graduating from the University of California, Los Angeles magna cum laude with a degree in History, Robyn Manos was selected for full tuition scholarships and an academic fellowship from the University of Southern California. Robyn Manos obtained a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Southern California Graduate School of Business Administration in 1992. Concurrently, Robyn Manos obtained a Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California Law Center, and was awarded an Academic Merit Scholar Award and American Jurisprudence Awards upon graduation. She was also recognized for her achievements as the Executive Articles Editor for the Southern California Law Review.

In 1993, Robyn Manos completed a federal judicial clerkship with the Honorable A. Andrew Hauk at the Central District of California, U.S.D.C. in Los Angeles.

Between 1993 and 1997, Robyn Manos worked as a Corporate Attorney at O'Melveny & Myers, LLP in Los Angeles, where she worked on all aspects of mergers and acquisitions of large and mid-size companies in the manufacturing, food, technology, and entertainment industries. She also conducted due diligence and drafted legal documents for asset purchases, participated in all aspects of municipal bond issuances, and negotiated and drafted joint venture arrangements and domestic financing by a European film lender.

Between 1997 and 2003, Robyn Manos worked as a Corporate Attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, and Flom, LLP in Los Angeles, where she negotiated and drafted principal documents for mergers and acquisitions, stock purchases, asset sales, and joint ventures. Other duties included: conducting private and public financings (including private placement of stock and limited partnership interests); overseeing the drafting, review, and filing of registration statements, proxies and periodic reports; and advising private and public companies on general corporate governance matters.

Robyn Manos worked for the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. between June 2003 and December 2005. She served as an Attorney-Advisor for Corporation Finance at the SEC from June 2003 to June 2004, during which she performed a variety of tasks: conducting and supervising reviews of securities filings in the semiconductor industry; supervising and drafting issuance of comment letters for mergers, initial and secondary public offerings, and tender offers; and reviewing and commenting on proxy statements, registration statements and periodic reports. Subsequently, Robyn Manos served as Special Counsel at the Office of Chief Counsel at the SEC from June 2004 to December 2005, during which she performed many high-level tasks: serving as co-manager of the 2004-2005 Shareholder Proposal Task Force; overseeing a team of fifteen attorneys which issued no-action responses to more than four hundred no-action requests from public companies; issuing responses for proposals related to shareholder access and the election of directors by majority voting; and participating in the SEC's review of proposed changes to executive compensation disclosure rules.

Following her work at the SEC, Robyn Manos worked as Senior Counsel at Proskauer Rose, LLP in Washington, D.C. from December 2005 to July 2007. She utilized her wide range of experiences from the SEC to provide many different types of legal services: counseling domestic and foreign public companies on securities compliance issues in public offerings, mergers, periodic reports and proxy solicitations, including issues regarding stock option backdating, executive compensation, Form 8-K events, Section 404 internal controls, Securities Offering Reform and exchange listing standards; advising on '34 Act, '33 Act and '40 Act matters; drafting client alerts on SEC releases and rule changes; and participating in diversity recruiting.

In August 2007, Robyn Manos established the Law Offices of Robyn Manos, Esq. in Los Angeles. She has counseled numerous medium-size and small-size companies in mergers and acquisitions, including stock and asset purchases, and private placements. She has also advised venture capital clients in matters such as letters of intent, consulting arrangements, investment disclosure, and subscription agreements. Other work has included drafting a wide array of legal documents, overseeing real estate closings and preparing due diligence summaries for green energy financings, overseeing incorporations and limited liability company formations, and overseeing designations of minority-owned small businesses.

Robyn Manos provides high-quality legal assistance backed by 20 years of corporate law experience. She invites you to contact her law offices to schedule a free initial consultation.

Robyn Manos is committed to meeting her clients' needs, and welcomes the opportunity to work with you and your business. The Law Offices of Robyn Manos, Esq. looks forward to earning your trust and providing the top-notch attorney services that you have been searching for.

Education
University of Southern California
MBA (1992) | Masters of Business Administration
Honors: Full Tuition Scholarship, Academic Fellowship
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University of Southern California
J.D. (1992) | Law
Honors: Executive Articles Editor, Southern California Law Review Full Tuition Scholarship, Academic Merit Scholar Award American Jurisprudence Awards, Constitutional Law and Criminal Procedure
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University of California - Los Angeles
B.A. (1987) | History
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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Professional Experience
Corporate Attorney
Law Offices of Robyn Manos, Esq.
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Counsel medium and small size companies in mergers and acquisitions, including stock and asset purchases, and private placements. Draft documents, oversee real estate closings and prepare due diligence summaries for green energy financings. Advise venture capital clients in matters such as letters of intent, consulting arrangements, investment disclosure, and subscription agreements. Oversee incorporations and limited liability company formations and designations of minority owned small businesses.
Senior Counsel
Proskauer Rose LLP
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Counsel domestic and foreign public companies on securities compliance issues in public offerings, mergers, periodic reports and proxy solicitations, including issues regarding stock option backdating, executive compensation, Form 8-K events, Section 404 internal controls, Securities Offering Reform and exchange listing standards. Advise on ’34 Act, ’33 Act and ’40 Act matters. Draft client alerts on SEC releases and rule changes. Participate in diversity recruiting.
Special Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel
Securities and Exchange Commission
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Co-manager 2004-2005 Shareholder Proposal Task Force. Oversee team of 15 attorneys in issuing no-action responses to over 400 no-action requests from public companies. Issue responses for proposals related to shareholder access and election of directors by majority voting. Participate in SEC’s review of and proposed changes to executive compensation disclosure rules.
Attorney-Advisor, Corporation Finance
Securities and Exchange Commission
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Conduct and supervise reviews of securities filings in semiconductor industry. Supervise and draft issuance of comment letters for mergers, initial and secondary public offerings, and tender offers. Review and comment on proxy statements and registration statements and periodic reports.
Corporate Attorney
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, and Flom LLP
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Draft and negotiate principal documents for mergers and acquisitions, stock purchases, asset sales, and joint ventures. Conduct private and public financings, including private placement of stock and limited partnership interests. Oversee review, drafting and filing of registration statements, proxies and periodic reports. Advise private and public companies on general corporate governance matters.
Corporate Attorney
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
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Draft and negotiate joint venture arrangements and domestic financings by European film lender. Work on all aspects of mergers and acquisitions of large and mid-size companies in manufacturing, food, technology, and entertainment industries. Conduct due diligence and draft documents for asset purchases. Participate in all aspects of municipal bond issuances.
Federal Clerkship
Central District of California, U.S.D.C., The Honorable A. Andrew Hauk
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Professional Associations
California State Bar # 163865
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Securities Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Website
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Contact & Map
P.O. Box 241961
Los Angeles, CA 90024
USA
Telephone: (310) 709-7968