Alexis Leineweber


Alexis Leineweber


Alexis Leineweber is a corporate associate and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Alexis concentrates her practice on capital markets transactions, representing issuers in connection with initial public offerings, secondary equity offerings, and high yield offerings. Alexis also regularly advises publicly traded corporations and their executive officers and directors on corporate governance, SEC compliance and disclosure matters, stock exchange listing requirements, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Dodd-Frank Act, stockholder activism and proposals, and fiduciary duties of directors and officers. In addition, she has extensive experience in the representation of numerous public and private companies in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and reorganizations. She is a member of the firm’s Transactions and Capital Markets and Public Company Advisory practices and is a member of the Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) Team.

Prior to joining Foley, Alexis worked for a U.S. mutual fund transfer agent preventing fraudulent transactions by evaluating identity, validity, and acceptability of requests within the terms of IRS regulations, OFAC restrictions, and probate laws.

Awards and Recognition

  • Recognized, 2023 Rising Young Lawyers by Wisconsin Law Journal
15 December 2023 Honors and Awards

Four Foley Attorneys Named Legal All-Stars by Wisconsin Law Journal

Foley & Lardner LLP partners Michael Hatch and Clyde Tinnen and associates Alexis Leineweber and Elizabeth Stone were recognized as 2023 Legal All-Stars by the Wisconsin Law Journal.
12 November 2021 Newsletters

New SEC Staff Legal Bulletin Eases Path for Rule 14a-8 Shareholder Proposals on Environmental, Social, and Governance Issues

On November 3, 2021, the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Corporation Finance (the “Division Staff”) issued Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14L (CF) (“SLB 14L”).
09 August 2021 In the News

Foley Featured in Global Legal Chronicle for Advising Aspirus, Inc.

Foley & Lardner was featured in a Global Legal Chronicle article entitled, “Aspirus’ Acquisition of Seven Hospitals, 21 Physician Clinics, and Air and Ground Medical Transport Services,” detailing the transaction between Aspirus, Inc. and Ascension Wisconsin.
05 August 2021 Press Releases

Foley Advises Aspirus, Inc. in Acquisition of Seven Hospitals, 21 Physician Clinics, and Air and Ground Medical Transport Services

Foley & Lardner LLP acted as corporate/deal counsel to Aspirus, Inc., in its assumption of ownership from Ascension Wisconsin of seven hospitals, 21 physician clinics, and air and ground medical transport services.
02 October 2019 Press Releases

Foley Represents Rockwell Automation in Sensia Joint Venture with Schlumberger

Foley & Lardner served as lead counsel to Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) with respect to the formation of its global joint venture with Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB). The joint venture, known as Sensia, began operations on Oct. 1, 2019.