Ruth P. Haring
Ms. Haring has over 23 years experience as a general corporate, finance, and securities law attorney. Ms. Haring specializes in corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and public and private offerings of debt and equity. Her practice also includes the drafting and negotiation of asset and stock purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements, employment and non-compete agreements, loan and security agreements, distribution and sales representative agreements, and trade secrets and license agreements.
Prior to attending law school Ms. Haring was a Management Associate at Bankers Trust Company in New York and later achieved the position of Assistant Vice President of Marine Midland Bank, NA, also in New York City, where she managed portfolio commitments in excess of $150 million. After law school, Ms. Haring was a corporate finance associate at the law firm of Wilkie, Farr & Gallagher in New York City where she advised clients on general corporate, banking, and securities transactions, including acquisitions, corporate recapitalizations, financing, and public offerings. Ms. Haring then served as Vice President of Rosenberg & Liebentritt, P.C., a captive law firm in Chicago, for Samuel Zell and affiliates where she managed a corporate and securities group and was the primary attorney for the public offerings of both debt and equity of several real estate investment trusts, including Equity Office Properties Trust, Equity Residential Properties Trust and Manufactured Home Communities. More recently, Ms. Haring has served as part-time general counsel and consultant to various privately owned companies.
Ms. Haring received her bachelor’s degree in political science from Brown University in 1980. She graduated from Boston University School of Law in 1987, where she was Executive Editor of the Probate Law Journal. She is licensed to practice law by the State Bars of California and New York.