Attorney Profile

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Attorney Profile

 
 
Destiny Aigbe - 2017

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Destiny Aigbe

Mr. Aigbe focuses his practice on a wide range of matters, including matters arising from financing of small private and public firms to broker-dealer disputes and investment fraud. Mr. Aigbe's practice includes public and private offerings, broker-dealer and investment banking matters, secondary market transactions, venture and private equity capital investments and mergers and acquisitions. His clients consist of public and private companies, broker-dealers, investment banking firms and individual entrepreneurs. Mr. Aigbe also represent issuers, underwriters, and placement agents in private and public securities offerings, including reverse mergers, initial public offerings (IPOs), secondary offerings, private placements, debt offerings, private investments in public equity (PIPEs), and equity crowdsourcing. 

Mr. Aigbe earned his B.S. in Finance with honors at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Mr. Aigbe then worked for Bank of America's Investment Banking Division where he participated in mergers and acquisitions in the energy and power sectors. Mr. Aigbe attended Vanderbilt University Law School where he focused on the Law of Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions and earned a certificate in Law and Business. Mr. Aigbe has been an avid investor for the last 10 years. He focuses on micro cap and mid cap companies that are involved in a special situation such as a merger, spinoff, or restructurings. From his involvement in online investing communities he has earned a reputation among activist investors and research firms hoping to usher in a new era of disclosure, loyalty, and duty to stockholders and investors. 

Mr. Aigbe has served the US government for part of his career. He has worked for the US Department of State where he handled employment law and civil rights matters. Mr. Aigbe was in Baghdad in 2012. Mr. Aigbe has also worked as a transaction and contracts manager for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Mr. Aigbe was involved in several Small Business Innovation Research contracts and helped entrepreneurial biotechnology, nanotechnology, pharmaceutical, and data analytics firms receive funding and grow. Mr. Aigbe also worked for the US Department of Defense. 

Mr. Aigbe resides in North Bethesda, MD with his wife and daughter. He is an avid fan of abstract and contemporary art and enjoys jogging. 

 

Education

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL
Juris Doctor, 2010

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK
B.S., Finance with honors, 2007

Activities & Affiliations

• The Bar Association of the District of Columbia, Member
• Washington Area Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Volunteer Attorney

Bar Admissions

• District of Columbia, State of Colorado, US District Court for the District of Columbia, US District Court for the District of Colorado