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Katherine A. Beck

Katherine A. Beck


Katherine A. Beck focuses her practice in the areas of corporate and securities law, representing both public and private companies in public offerings, private placements, and mergers and acquisitions.


  • Securities
  • Public offerings
  • Private placements
  • Mergers and acquisitions



  • Representation of Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., an investment banking firm, as underwriter’s counsel in the initial public offering of 1,975,000 shares of common stock of First Western Financial, Inc.
  • Represented issuers, selling stockholders, and underwriters in public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities.
  • Represented public companies with respect to advice and assistance with respect to periodic SEC reporting, corporate governance, director fiduciary duties, and general securities and corporate matters.
  • Represented buyers and sellers in M&A transactions.
  • Represented private companies, including emerging growth companies, in connection with corporate formation and structure, business plan development, private placement memorandum drafting, and venture capital financing.


  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, 2022
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Southwest Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2013-2018
  • Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of "America’s Best Corporate Law Firms," 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
  • Volunteer, Phoenix Children's Hospital


  • J.D., Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
    • Business Editor, Arizona State Law Journal
  • B.S., with distinction, Iowa State University
  • Arizona