President of the Scudder Law Firm
Heidi Hornung-Scherr serves as President of the Scudder Law Firm representing publicly traded and privately held companies in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, financings, securities, and corporate law, with a particular focus on acquisitions and securities offerings and compliance.
Heidi's securities experience includes significant responsibility in representing issuers and underwriters on over 20 public stock offerings. She also has primary responsibility for the timely and efficient preparation and filing of securities reports for several public companies and their insiders. Heidi has extensive Section 16 experience and serves as the clearing and filing point of contact for many of our public company insiders. She advises several public company boards on corporate governance matters.
Heidi's mergers and acquisitions experience includes primary execution responsibility for numerous transactions, including the following:
- Representing a national insurance company in the stock purchase of a competitor that required the negotiation and closing of a competitor from a fractured selling group.
- Representing a leading non-asset based logistics company in a recapitalization/liquidity transaction for its founder and in the company's subsequent expansion.
- Representing a $2.5 billion revenue client in the acquisition of a $150 million revenue subsidiary of Wal-Mart and the negotiation of long-term contracts between the buyer and seller.
- Representing the stalking horse bidder in a purchase of assets through bankruptcy of a $200 million revenue company.