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Shari Ness
Counsel
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Phone: +1-212-455-2383
Fax: +1-212-455-2502
As Counsel in Simpson Thacher's Corporate Department and a member of the Firm’s Public Company Advisory Practice, Shari Ness advises mature and newly public companies across a range of industries on  all aspects of their compliance with the U.S. securities laws and the listing requirements of the major U.S. exchanges, and various other corporate law matters. Shari regularly assists in-house counsel, management and boards of directors on a wide range of matters, including SEC and stock exchange reporting and disclosure requirements, corporate governance, director and executive compensation, director independence, internal investigations and responses to formal and informal SEC inquiries. Her practice also focuses on new developments and changing best practices in governance matters.  

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Education
  • Columbia Law School, 1997 J.D.
  • Columbia College, 1994 B.A.
    cum laude
Admissions
  • New York 1998

Shari Ness is Counsel in Simpson Thacher’s New York office and a member of the Firm’s Public Company Advisory Practice. Shari advises mature and newly public companies across a range of industries on  all aspects of their compliance with the U.S. securities laws and the listing requirements of the major U.S. exchanges, and various other corporate law matters. Shari regularly assists in-house counsel, management and boards of directors on a wide range of matters, including SEC and stock exchange reporting and disclosure requirements, corporate governance, director and executive compensation, director independence, internal investigations and responses to formal and informal SEC inquiries. Her practice also focuses on new developments and changing best practices in governance matters. Shari has previously spent time in-house as General Counsel of a public company in the telecommunications technology industry.

Shari received her J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1997 and her B.A., cum laude, from Columbia College in 1994. She is admitted to practice in New York.

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