Samuel D. Chafetz, a shareholder in the Memphis office of Baker Donelson, concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital. He represents public and private enterprises and is the trusted advisor to directors and chief executives of companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE AMEX Equities, NASDAQ and pink sheets. Mr. Chafetz has extensive experience in SEC and stock exchange regulatory compliance, capital formation from both public and private sources, management prerogatives, shareholder rights and corporate governance, and accounting, public disclosure and investor relations issues. Mr. Chafetz has counseled clients in diverse industries in tender offers and going private transactions. He has particular interests in and experience with retailing, restaurants, health care, aviation, securities, broker-dealer matters, agribusiness, franchising and emerging technologies.
Mr. Chafetz practiced at Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz in New York City before returning to his native Memphis.