Frank Esposito, a partner in the firm's Corporate group, focuses his practice on public company matters, including corporate governance, executive compensation, shareholder activism, compliance with federal securities laws and stock exchange requirements, public and private securities offerings, and strategic transactions. As a former executive with several private corporations, Frank takes a practical, business-oriented approach to providing legal advice during significant corporate events and transactions across a range of industries, including manufacturing, chemicals, materials, banking, and sustainable technologies.
Most recently, Frank served as senior director, US corporate securities and mergers and acquisitions (M&A), for an emerging technology company developing intelligent, sustainable electric motor systems and electrification solutions. From 2015 to 2020, Frank served as vice president, corporate secretary and investor relations, and deputy general counsel for a global chemical manufacturing company, where he advised the board and the executive team on a full range of corporate governance, securities and capital markets matters, as well as leading the company’s investor relations function. Prior to this, Frank served as M&A and securities counsel with a large bank and as control bid attorney for the Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Securities. Frank began his legal career as an associate in our Columbus office.