Brad Wiggins assists clients with a wide variety of securities law, corporate finance and capital markets matters. He has broad experience, both as a former SEC staff attorney in Washington, D.C. and as a private practitioner.
Mr. Wiggins assists clients with registered and exempt securities offerings, 1934 Act periodic reports and proxy statements, going public and going private transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance counseling, securities exchange listing and compliance, beneficial ownership reports, restricted stock transfers, Section 16 compliance and other securities and related corporate and commercial law matters. Mr. Wiggins also serves as OTCQX Sponsor for non-U.S. companies applying to trade on the OTCQX and OTCQB markets.
Early in his career, Mr. Wiggins was an attorney adviser and senior branch attorney in the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance in Washington, D.C., where he reviewed and processed SEC filings made by retail, chemical and mining companies and holding companies in the financial services industry. Prior to that he served as a legal editor and writer for BNA’s Corporate Practice Series and Washington Memorandum (later renamed Corporate Counsel Weekly) in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Wiggins left the SEC to join the Los Angeles office of Shea & Gould, a New York based national law firm. He then moved to Miller & Holguin, where he became a partner and Chair of the firm’s Cross-Border Practice Group. In 2006, attorneys from Miller & Holguin combined with another Southern California firm to form Theodora Oringher Miller & Richman PC, where Mr. Wiggins was a senior attorney and Chair of the firm’s Cross-Border Transactional Practice Group. In 2009 Mr. Wiggins founded SecuritiesLawUSA, PC, now with offices in Los Angeles, California, and Washington, D.C.
Mr. Wiggins earned his J.D. degree at BYU’s J. Reuben Clark Law School, where he served as Law Review Associate Editor. He subsequently earned an LL.M. degree in Securities Regulation at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Wiggins is a member of the State Bar of California (Business Law Section), the District of Columbia Bar and the Los Angeles County Bar Association (Business & Corporations Section).
Hilary Cannon joined SecuritiesLawUSA in 2017 and is of counsel to the firm. Her practice focuses on a broad spectrum of securities law, corporate finance and capital markets issues.
Prior to joining SecuritiesLawUSA, Ms. Cannon worked at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) as a Cause Examiner. She conducted narrowly focused exams of Registered Representatives and financial institutions triggered by customer complaints, terminations of Registered Representatives, and other tips and referrals from the Office of Fraud Detection and Market Intelligence (OFDMI).
Since 2012 Ms. Cannon has been a member and is currently the Vice Chair of the Los Angeles Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, a national law society.
Ms. Cannon earned her J.D. Degree in 2012 at New York Law School, where she was a John Marshall Harlan Scholar and graduated Magna Cum Laude. While attending law school, Ms. Cannon was a member of the Editorial Board of the Law Review. Ms. Cannon was also a member of New York Law School’s Securities Arbitration Clinic, where she represented investors in securities arbitrations against broker-dealers before FINRA.
Ms. Cannon is a member of the State Bar of California.