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Earp Cohn P.C., a regional law firm with offices in Cherry Hill, NJ and Philadelphia, PA, is pleased to announce that Merritt A. Cole, formerly with large firms in Philadelphia and New York, has joined the firm as Counsel.

Merritt Cole has extensive experience in securities and corporate law matters, including public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments and control contests, Securities and Exchange Commission reporting and compliance and corporate governance. He has represented a broad range of business clients, including development-stage companies, publicly-held companies and financial institutions, such as broker-dealers, investment advisers and banks. He counsels boards of directors, audit committees and compensation committees on Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank and other corporate and regulatory matters. Merritt also serves as an expert witness in securities proceedings.

Before entering private practice, Merritt worked with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C., where he served as a Branch Chief in the Division of Market Regulation.

Merritt is teaching Securities Regulation at Drexel University's School of Law. He has also taught Advanced Corporate Practice and Securities Regulation at Rutgers School of Law and Advanced Topics in Securities Regulation at Temple University Law School. He also lectures frequently on securities law matters and has served as an arbitrator in securities proceedings.

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Merritt A. Cole has joined Earp Cohn P.C. as Counsel - Press Release