Paula A. Argento, Esq., provides transactional, regulatory, and corporate consulting to financial institutions, investment banks, national associations, and to domestic and international companies transacting in the global marketplace. She has advised publicly and private held companies on a wide range of securities and reporting transactions (Reg A filings, Reg D 506(c) crowd fundings, S-1s, 10Ks, “super” 8-Ks, proxies, reverse mergers and PPMs), debt and equity financing, restructuring (bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy), merger and acquisitions, international contracts and joint ventures, licensing, and finance issues. She is a trusted advisor to executive management and corporate boards on transactional, compliance, corporate governance, strategic planning, regulatory and operational matters.
Ms. Argento is a graduate of Boston College (BA, Magna Cum Laude) where she received the John R. Betts Award for an Outstanding History Student. Ms. Argento holds a law degree from the Catholic University of America (JD), and a Master’s degree in Banking and Finance Law (LLM) from the Boston University Law School. She earned a 2014 Certificate from Cornell School of Hotel Administration for Hotel Real Estate Investment and Asset Management.
Ms. Argento served as a staff counsel to the US Senate Judiciary Committee for Senator Howell Heflin, providing legislative counsel on a wide range of the Committee’s jurisdictional issues, including bankruptcy, antitrust and US Supreme Court nominations. Her past law firm affiliations include Hennessey, Stambler and Siebert, a cutting edge Washington, DC communications and entertainment law firm, where she was top billing and managing associate, and DeMartino, Finkelstein, Rosen and Virga, a Washington, DC preeminently rated securities and corporate law firm. She has served as an Advisory Board Member to to the Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association since 2014.