Andrew M. Tataryn

Attorney

Minneapolis

612-672-3707

atataryn@messerlikramer.com

Assistant: Shawna Spindler

612-672-3721

Profile

Andy Tataryn has extensive experience in a wide range of corporate and securities law matters, including angel and venture capital financings; public offerings; mergers and acquisitions; corporate governance; public company reporting and disclosure; securities law compliance, equity-based compensation arrangements; and commercial agreements.  His clients include emerging companies, public companies, private investment funds, and investors. 

Prior to his career in private practice, Andy spent ten years at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C., serving in the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance. 

Representative Experience
  • Represented a NYSE-listed public company with corporate governance matters and SEC reporting and compliance; including proxy statements, 10-Ks, 10-Qs and 8-Ks, Form S-8s, Forms 3, 4 and 5, and insider trading policies.

  • Represented Asure Software, Inc., a Nasdaq-listed software company, in three public offerings of common stock; more than ten asset and stock acquisitions; SEC reporting and compliance; and corporate governance matters.

  • Represented multiple CMB investment partnerships in EB-5 equity financing transactions.

  • Represented real estate developer in connection with multiple private fund formations and equity financings of real estate development projects.

  • Represented Novu, Inc. in connection with its $20 million Series A venture capital financing.

  • Represented Total Expert Inc. in connection with its $3 million Series A venture capital financing.

  • Represented Zipnosis, Inc. in connection with its $2.3 million convertible note venture capital financing.

  • Represented When I Work, Inc. in connection with its $4 million Series A venture capital financing.

  • Represented Sofi, an Angel Fund, in connection with its investment activities.

Publications & Presentations

Presentations 

  • Co-Presenter, “Early Stage Funding” – University of St. Thomas e-Fest, April 2017

  • Co-Presenter, “Preparing Your Startup for Investment” – Startup Week Twin Cities, October 2016 & October 2017

Professional & Community

Admissions 

  • Minnesota

Associations 

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Member