Hartman, Thomas (Tom) E.

Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP

Tom Hartman, a Partner in the Detroit office of Foley & Lardner LLP, is the Vice Chair of the Private Equity & Venture Capital Team. A member of the Transactional & Securities Practice Group, his practice is focused on corporate and securities law matters, including public equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital transactions, business formation and governance, and federal and state securities law compliance counseling. He is also a member of the Life Sciences Industry Team and the Emerging Technologies Industry Team.

Mr. Hartman has participated in more than 110 public, private, and venture capital securities transactions involving more than $3 billion in total proceeds. These transactions have included early, middle, and late stage venture financings, initial public equity and debt offerings, and follow-on public offerings. Mr. Hartman has also participated in over 125 business combination transactions aggregating over $10 billion in total consideration. These transactions have included public and private company mergers, spin-offs, and sales/purchases of divisions and business lines.

Mr. Hartman is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the District of Columbia Bar, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the State Bar of Illinois, and the American Bar Association. He has participated in numerous presentations regarding business formation and capital raising transactions and has lectured on the legal and business issues that typically arise in initial public offerings at a number of seminars, including the Biotechnology Industry Organization's annual meetings in 2003 and 2004. He also has presented or acted as a panelist regarding the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and related corporate governance reforms at a variety of seminars, including the 2003 and 2004 Pharmaceutical Industry Forums, and the American Enterprise Institute's "Sarbanes-Oxley: A Review" in May 2004.

Mr. Hartman received his JD degree, cum laude and Order of the Coif, from the University of Wisconsin in 1991. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1984 with a degree in industrial & operations engineering. He spent four years as a United States Naval Officer, leaving the Navy as a Lieutenant in 1988.

Contact Info

Thomas E. (Tom) Hartman
Foley & Lardner LLP
One Detroit Center, 500 Woodward Ave. Suite 2700
Detroit, MI 48226