Ashley D. Sinclair

Associate

Overview

Ashley Sinclair is an associate and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Ms. Sinclair represents public and private companies in a variety of industries regarding mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance, corporate financings and general corporate matters. She is a member of the firm’s Transactional & Securities Practice.

Ms. Sinclair represents buyers and sellers in public and private mergers, acquisitions and dispositions. Ms. Sinclair also represents issuers in public and private securities offerings. She provides continuing advice to a number of public companies in a variety of industries regarding federal securities law compliance, disclosure and corporate governance matters. Ms. Sinclair also represents mutual funds, exchange-traded funds and publicly traded investment advisers with respect to all aspects of the Investment Company Act and the Investment Advisers Act, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and public disclosure and reporting.

Representative Transactions

  • Represented The Manitowoc Company, Inc. in connection with the spin-off of Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc. into an independent, publicly traded company
  • Represented Pentair plc in connection with the sale of its Valves & Controls business to Emerson Electric Co. for $3.15 billion
  • Represented the Milwaukee Brewers in connection with its acquisition of the Carolina Mudcats, the Brewers’ Minor League Baseball affiliate of the Class A Advanced Carolina League
  • Represented Pentair plc in connection with the spin-off of nVent Electric plc into an independent, publicly traded company

Education

Ms. Sinclair graduated first in her class from Marquette University Law School, graduating summa cum laude, (J.D., 2015). She was a member and business editor for the Marquette Law Review and earned CALI awards for achieving the highest grade in thirteen of her classes. She received her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, in criminology and law with a minor in general business administration from Marquette University (B.A., 2012).

Admissions

Ms. Sinclair is admitted to practice in Wisconsin.

Capabilities