Spencer T. Moats is an associate with Foley Lardner LLP and a member of the firm's Transactional Securities Practice. Mr. Moats practices general corporate and business law, with an emphasis in mergers and acquisitions, securities law and corporate governance. Mr. Moats represents public and private acquirors and targets in mergers and acquisitions transactions, advises clients regarding state and federal securities law compliance, and assists clients with the preparation and review of Securities Exchange Act filings. Mr. Moats also represents issuers in securities transactions, including public offerings of equity securities and public placements of debt securities. Mr. Moats is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with high distinction), where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. While in law school, Mr. Moats served as a member and an associate editor for The Journal of Corporation Law. Mr. Moats obtained his bachelor's degree in public administration from the University of Northern Iowa (B.A., summa cum laude), where he was awarded the "Purple and Old Gold Award" as the most outstanding graduate in public administration. Mr. Moats is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and the American Bar Association.