Larry Bard is a highly regarded business attorney whose clients depend on his guidance in corporate finance and securities law matters, including public and private offerings, venture capital transactions and other financing transactions.

He advises companies on issues of corporate governance, business planning, securities law compliance, executive compensation, commercial contracts and complex joint ventures. Larry has completed several initial public offerings for companies in the mid-Atlantic region and has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions.

Clients across a wide range of industries, including financial, pharmaceutical, technology, biotech and retail, appreciate Larry’s unique blend of experience and expertise, and count on him to thoughtfully work through complex projects.  As Co-Chair of NEXT, powered by Shulman Rogers, Larry works closely with startup and emerging growth companies.

A frequent speaker and writer on corporate and securities law, Larry has been recognized as a leading M&A lawyer by Legal 500 and IFLR1000. He formerly clerked for the Delaware Court of the Chancery and the Delaware Supreme Court, and is a certified public accountant.

Martindale AV Award 2024


  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating