James M. Turner



James M. Turner joined Sichenzia Ross Ference LLP in December 2002. Mr. Turner advises public and private companies, underwriters and investment funds in a wide variety of federal and state securities laws and investment and capital-raising transactions, including public offerings, secured and unsecured private equity financing transactions (PIPEs), debt and venture capital transactions.


In addition, Mr. Turner has extensive experience with reverse mergers, stock and asset acquisitions, secured and unsecured private equity financing transactions (PIPEs), 1934 Exchange Act filings, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, corporate formations and restructurings, employment and shareholder agreements, as well as with the formation of private equity hedge funds. 

Mr. Turner was nominated to the 2015 New York Metro Rising Star list, an honor reserved for no more than two and one-half percent of the lawyers in the New York Metro area.

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Mr. Turner graduated cum laude from Elmira College with a B.A. in political science and international relations in 1997 and cum laude from American University, Washington College of Law in 2002, where he was a member of the American University International Law Review.

Bar Admissions

Mr. Turner is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.

Speaking Engagements / Other Activities

Mr. Turner authored Mega Merger, Mega Problems: A Critique of the European Community's Commission on Competition's Review of the AOL/Time Warner Merger 17 AM. U. INT'L L. REV. 131 (2001).

Practice Areas

Corporate law group

Mergers & Acquisitions

Legal Services for Entrepreneurs

Hedge Fund Formation

Capital Markets

Securities law group

Restricted Stock & Beneficial Ownership Filings

Registration Statements

Exchange Act Reporting & Compliance Matters

APOs & Reverse Mergers
Merchant Cash Advance Group

Emerging Technologies

Contact Address

Office: New York

Phone: (212)-930-9700

Direct: (212)-981-6768

Fax: (212)-930-9725

Email: jturner@srf.law

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