Walter Godlewski is a Partner in CTSW’s Corporate Department. Since 1993 his practice has focused on corporate finance, securities law and general corporate matters. He is involved in a range of financing transactions, including public and private/144A offerings of debt (secured, unsecured, convertible, and medium-term note programs), equity and hybrid securities (including target stock and periodic equity “at-the-market” issuance programs), tax-exempt bond offerings, project finance transactions, and bank lending transactions representing borrowers.
Walter also counsels clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and exchange and tender offers and advises public companies with respect to their securities law registration and disclosure and compliance obligations, corporate governance matters and regulatory compliance with respect to Sarbanes-Oxley, Securities and Exchange Commission and stock exchange requirements.
He has extensive experience in the energy sector representing investor-owned utilities and underwriters in securities offerings, as well as clients in the acquisition of, and investment in, utility companies, coal-fired and renewable generation assets and ethanol facilities.
Walter has also negotiated services, supply, licensing, and related agreements for pharmaceutical companies.
Walter began his career at Reid & Priest LLP, the predecessor firm to Thelen LLP, where he was a partner in the business and finance department, and subsequently was a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.