Thomas Lovett focuses on corporate and securities matters, including public and private offerings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, general representation of SEC reporting companies, and the representation of investment bankers and broker-dealers. He also represents private companies across multiple industries.
Thomas has been primarily responsible for a number of public and private offerings, representing both issuers and underwriters/agents. He has represented clients in an array of industries, including life sciences, manufacturing, telecommunications, entertainment, financial institutions, and insurance, and has deep experience in pay ratio disclosures, whistleblower laws, crowdfunding, and Reg A+.
Previously, Thomas served as a branch chief in the SEC’s Division of Market Regulation in Washington, D.C. He also served in the Peace Corps in the Philippines.
- Represented Communications Systems, Inc. in November 2020 acquisition of the operating assets of privately held IVDesk which provides private cloud services
- Corporate and Securities Counsel to MGC Diagnostics Corporation (Nasdaq: MGCD)
- Corporate and Securities Counsel to Communications Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: JCS)
American Bar Association, Member
Minnesota Bar Association, Member
Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
Rule 114 Qualified Neutral Mediator
Recognition & Accomplishments
North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2013-2016
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Rated
Minnesota Super Lawyers, 1994, 1997, 2005
"Decisions In Distress: How Directors and Officers of Minnesota and Delaware Corporations Can Navigate Their Duties in Challenging Times," 6th Annual ACC Minnesota In-House Counsel Conference
Board Memberships & Community Service
LegalCORPS, Board Member, 2004-2014
Ramsey County Juvenile and Family Justice Center, Volunteer Mediator, 2013-present
PYC Youth Clinic, Volunteer Lawyer, 2006-present
William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law) (J.D., 1979, cum laude)
Carleton College (B.A., 1972)