Joe Boeckman is a partner with BakerHostetler in its Columbus, Ohio office. He serves as lead securities and compliance counsel for major corporations and advises privately held and family-owned companies in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and capital-raising efforts. Joe regularly advises boards of directors, particularly energy cooperatives, in corporate governance matters such as board and executive evaluations, board and management relations, strategic planning and succession planning. In addition, Joe has extensive insurance experience, providing regulatory advice and assistance to mutual, health, for-profit and nonprofit, and property and casualty insurers; health plans; health maintenance organizations (health insuring corporations); third-party administrators; and insurance agencies. He also offers guidance on necessary regulatory filings in connection with acquisitions and dispositions.