Elizabeth Osenton Lord is a Member who handles a wide variety of business matters including transactions, mergers and acquisitions, commercial lending, securities regulation, and corporate governance. She serves as Chair of the Firm’s Executive Committee and practices out of the Firm’s office in Charleston, West Virginia.
Beth’s practice centers on helping corporate clients navigate securities laws, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, third-party legal opinions, transactions, and commercial lending. She represents clients in various industries, including financial institutions, automobile dealerships, energy companies, and technology start-ups.
Beth represents both small and large businesses in structuring and negotiating business transactions, as well as providing advice on general business, corporate and commercial law matters. She loves collaborating with clients, closing transactions, and creatively overcoming issues to bring a transaction to fruition. She also handles both public and private securities offerings for various entities seeking to raise capital and assists in the preparation of proxy statements, annual reports, and other SEC filings. Additionally, Beth serves as corporate counsel to the West Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Association, Inc.
Beth is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Corporate/Commercial counsel and in Chambers USA’s Leading Lawyers for Business for Corporate Law/Securities/Capital Markets Law. Having begun her career at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, she is a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society and the Securities and Exchange Commission Alumni Association.