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Edward B. Whittemore Murtha Cullina LLP Partner

Partner

Hartford
Email: ewhittemore@murthalaw.com
Phone: 860-240-6075
Fax: 860-240-6150

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Bar & Court Admissions

  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia

Education

  • George Washington University (J.D., cum laude, 1995)
  • Dartmouth College (B.A., 1990)

Edward B. Whittemore


Ted Whittemore advises public, private, emerging and nonstock/non-profit businesses on a broad range of corporate, securities and governance matters with a focus on general corporate law, registered and exempt securities offerings, SEC compliance representation, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance. Ted has represented issuers and investors in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities and has advised securities professionals (broker-dealers, investment advisers, and their personnel) on registration, reporting and other regulatory and compliance matters. He advises public companies with their ongoing regulatory matters, including periodic reporting with the SEC, corporate disclosure and finance, stock exchange listing compliance, short-swing and insider trading matters, proxy regulation and deregistration issues. Ted has represented both buyers and sellers in merger, acquisition and divestiture transactions and has advised directors and officers with respect to their fiduciary obligations under state corporate laws. He also advises clients with respect to the formation, management and on-going operations of privately-held and nonstock/non-profit business entities. Ted has authored or co-authored a number of publications on issues including state corporate laws, SEC regulations, insider trading, securities offerings, financial privacy, and electronic financial services.

Publications

  • Richard S. Smith, Jr. and Edward B. Whittemore, ‘Cooperation Counts’ - The Message of the Commission’s Recent Section 21(a) Report. Met. Corp. Counsel (January 2002), at 15.
  • Vartanian, Ledig and Bruneau, 21st Century Money, Banking and Commerce, National Automated Clearing House Association (October 1998) (author of chapter on privacy and co-author of chapters on various electronic banking and commerce issues).
  • Harvey L. Pitt, Karl A. Groskaufmanis and Edward B. Whittemore, Misappropriating Certainty from the Securities Markets: A Practitioner’s Primer on the O’Hagan Decision, 2 NORTH CAR. BANK. INSTIT. 71 (April 1998).
  • “Recent Developments in Internet Securities Offerings,” Electronic Banking Law and Commerce Report, Vol. 2, No. 2, April 1998 (Harvey L. Pitt, Mark J. Dorsey, and Edward B. Whittemore).
  • ‘The Management of Risks Created by Internet-Initiated Value Transfers’ Report for The Internet Council of the National Automated Clearing House Association, January 1998 (Robert H. Ledig, Thomas P. Vartanian, Edward B. Whittemore, Peter H. Schwartz, and co-authors Lynn Bruneau, Joel Lanz and Peter Wayner).
  • ABA Task Force on Stored Value Cards, A Commercial Lawyer’s Take on the Electronic Purse: An Analysis of Commercial Law Issues Associated with Stored-Value Cards and Electronic Money, 52 Bus. Law 653 (February 1997) (Task Force member).

 

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Cyberspace Law Committee, Federal Regulation of Securities Committee, Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Middle Market and Small Business Committee, Nonprofit Organizations Committee
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Board of Trustees, The Mark Twain House & Memorial, Inc.
  • Board of Trustees, Junior Achievement of Southwest New England, Inc.
  • Corporator, Renbrook School, Inc.
  • Corporator, Hartford Hospital
  • Listed as leading Corporate/M&A lawyer in Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners-Publishing (ChambersandPartners.com)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® as Hartford Lawyer of the Year in the area of Securities/Capital Markets Law for 2014 (Copyright 2015 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC)

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Securities/Capital Markets Law since 2010 (Copyright 2015 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC)

  • Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, Washington, D.C - Associate, Corporate Department, 1995-1999
  • Junior Achievement of Southwest New England - Executive Committee Member
Overview

Ted Whittemore advises public, private, emerging and nonstock/non-profit businesses on a broad range of corporate, securities and governance matters with a focus on general corporate law, registered and exempt securities offerings, SEC compliance representation, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance. Ted has represented issuers and investors in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities and has advised securities professionals (broker-dealers, investment advisers, and their personnel) on registration, reporting and other regulatory and compliance matters. He advises public companies with their ongoing regulatory matters, including periodic reporting with the SEC, corporate disclosure and finance, stock exchange listing compliance, short-swing and insider trading matters, proxy regulation and deregistration issues. Ted has represented both buyers and sellers in merger, acquisition and divestiture transactions and has advised directors and officers with respect to their fiduciary obligations under state corporate laws. He also advises clients with respect to the formation, management and on-going operations of privately-held and nonstock/non-profit business entities. Ted has authored or co-authored a number of publications on issues including state corporate laws, SEC regulations, insider trading, securities offerings, financial privacy, and electronic financial services.

Publications

  • Richard S. Smith, Jr. and Edward B. Whittemore, ‘Cooperation Counts’ - The Message of the Commission’s Recent Section 21(a) Report. Met. Corp. Counsel (January 2002), at 15.
  • Vartanian, Ledig and Bruneau, 21st Century Money, Banking and Commerce, National Automated Clearing House Association (October 1998) (author of chapter on privacy and co-author of chapters on various electronic banking and commerce issues).
  • Harvey L. Pitt, Karl A. Groskaufmanis and Edward B. Whittemore, Misappropriating Certainty from the Securities Markets: A Practitioner’s Primer on the O’Hagan Decision, 2 NORTH CAR. BANK. INSTIT. 71 (April 1998).
  • “Recent Developments in Internet Securities Offerings,” Electronic Banking Law and Commerce Report, Vol. 2, No. 2, April 1998 (Harvey L. Pitt, Mark J. Dorsey, and Edward B. Whittemore).
  • ‘The Management of Risks Created by Internet-Initiated Value Transfers’ Report for The Internet Council of the National Automated Clearing House Association, January 1998 (Robert H. Ledig, Thomas P. Vartanian, Edward B. Whittemore, Peter H. Schwartz, and co-authors Lynn Bruneau, Joel Lanz and Peter Wayner).
  • ABA Task Force on Stored Value Cards, A Commercial Lawyer’s Take on the Electronic Purse: An Analysis of Commercial Law Issues Associated with Stored-Value Cards and Electronic Money, 52 Bus. Law 653 (February 1997) (Task Force member).

 

Memberships
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Cyberspace Law Committee, Federal Regulation of Securities Committee, Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Middle Market and Small Business Committee, Nonprofit Organizations Committee
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Board of Trustees, The Mark Twain House & Memorial, Inc.
  • Board of Trustees, Junior Achievement of Southwest New England, Inc.
  • Corporator, Renbrook School, Inc.
  • Corporator, Hartford Hospital
Recognition
  • Listed as leading Corporate/M&A lawyer in Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners-Publishing (ChambersandPartners.com)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® as Hartford Lawyer of the Year in the area of Securities/Capital Markets Law for 2014 (Copyright 2015 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC)

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Securities/Capital Markets Law since 2010 (Copyright 2015 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC)

Prior Experience
  • Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, Washington, D.C - Associate, Corporate Department, 1995-1999
Community Activities
  • Junior Achievement of Southwest New England - Executive Committee Member
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Bar & Court Admissions
  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia
Education
  • George Washington University (J.D., cum laude, 1995)
  • Dartmouth College (B.A., 1990)
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