Guy Kerr is Of Counsel in the Dallas office of Locke Lord LLP where he focuses his practice on corporate and securities law. He returned to the Firm after 13 years in numerous senior legal roles with Belo Corp., including six years as Executive Vice President/Law and Government and Secretary. His duties included managing and advising two NYSE-listed media companies in all aspects of their fast-paced television, newspaper and digital businesses, including playing an essential role in the 2013 sale of Belo Corp. for $2.2 billion.
Guy has had significant involvement in public company board governance, management and compliance; SEC, finance and regulatory matters; and First Amendment issues. He has noted experience in IPOs, private placements and follow-on offerings and investments, public and private mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, including spin-offs and leveraged buy-outs, debt, bank and other financings, joint ventures and master limited partnerships, tax-exempt bond transactions and specialized contract matters.