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As a strategist for the firm’s Corporate & Securities practice, Broc Romanek has a deep understanding of the regulatory and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) marketplace. Prior to joining Perkins Coie, Broc served as editor at,, and, where he oversaw and managed coverage on issues related to ESG, corporate governance, executive pay, deals, and market trends and analysis.

In addition to his nearly two decades of working as a journalist and publisher, Broc served as assistant general counsel at a Fortune 50 company, worked in the Office of Chief Counsel of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Division of Corporation Finance, was a counselor to former SEC Commissioner Laura Unger, and worked in private practice. He also is the author, or co-author, of four legal treatises, and has authored several books focused on the legal industry.

This feature of our blog is where our in-house readers share tips, anecdotes and thoughts about things that come up in their daily practice. This particular batch of thoughts is about handling a company’s climate transition as a team [feel free to ping me and share your thoughts – they will be posted anonymously or

Tune in tomorrow, Tuesday, May 24th (from 3:00-4:00 pm eastern) for a video program –  “The SEC’s Climate/Cyber Rulemakings: Your Action Items Now” – that will cover the practical side of the SEC’s recent climate and cybersecurity disclosure rule proposals. You’ve already learned the basics about what the SEC has proposed – but what

This “Pulse Survey entitled “Steps Toward Building More Sustainable Organizations” from the Harvard Business Review is invaluable. It’s helpful in a number of ways. One way in which it’s helpful is discussing issues to consider when trying to determine what your company’s largest risks are right now when it comes to climate change.

Today is a big day for me. Not that you have to care, but it’s something that I can proudly take to the grave because not too many people can say that they’ve blogged for two decades.

Back when I started, I never imagined that “blogging” would have staying power. Much less that I would