Alex Bahn advises public companies, investment vehicles, and other market participants on a broad range of corporate governance, securities compliance and disclosure, and capital markets related matters. Mr. Bahn regularly advises clients on understanding and addressing SEC reporting and disclosure requirements, stock exchange requirements, beneficial ownership and short-swing liability avoidance, insider trading considerations, securities registration exemptions, as well as financing transactions, including capital markets offerings and commercial paper programs.

Mr. Bahn frequently helps clients navigate annual meeting and proxy-related issues, including shareholder proposals, executive compensation disclosure requirements, investor communications and proxy advisory firm recommendations. He regularly advises clients on sensitive disclosure and governance matters, such as management and board transitions related party transactions.

Mr. Bahn represents clients in a wide variety of industries, including hospitality, food and beverage, and consumer products. He regularly represents numerous NYSE and NASDAQ-listed companies, investment entities and wealthy individuals.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Bahn was a partner at another large international law firm, splitting his time between Washington DC and Philadelphia.

Professional Activities

Mr. Bahn is a member of the American Bar Association Committee on the Federal Regulation of Securities. He previously served as vice-chair of the ABA Subcommittee on Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Section 16.


  • Named a “Next Generation Partner” by The Legal 500 for Mergers & Acquisitions/Corporate and Commercial: Corporate Governance (2020-2022)

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  • Education

    • JD, Tulane University Law School, 2004

      magna cum laude

      Order of the Coif

      Senior Articles Editor, Tulane Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property

    • BA, Colby College, 2000

  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • Maryland

    • Pennsylvania