About this office:
Lowenstein Sandler is a nationally recognized, full-service AmLaw 200 law firm with offices in New York, Palo Alto and Roseland. Known for its result-oriented approach to client service, the firm represents public and private companies, financial institutions, investors, entrepreneurs, universities, and private clients, with approximately attorneys practicing in one of three principal departments: Corporate, Litigation and Bankruptcy.
The attorneys in the firm's Corporate Department, which has been top-ranked by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for the past six years, handle complex transactions including: corporate finance and securities; mergers and acquisitions; private equity and mezzanine financing; derivatives, lending and financial services; mortgage banking and finance; and business tax counseling and structuring.
The Specialty Finance practice has ranked among the nation's leading legal advisers for representing placement agents, issuers and investors in Private Investments in Public Equity (PIPE) transactions. The group also handles registered direct (RD) and SPAC financing transactions for investment funds and leading national investment banks and issuers, in a vast range of deals worldwide.
Attorneys in the Tech Group, which is one of the most active venture capital practices in the United States, are involved in some of the largest and most complex financings in the U.S. venture capital market. They assist clients in developing IP assets and building and protecting their portfolios, managing tech transfers and corporate spin-outs, and researching collaborations for clients that include inventors, businesses and investors.
Lowenstein Sandler's Investment Management practice represents leading hedge funds, private equity funds and other pooled investment vehicles, with assets under management ranging from $50 million to more than $30 billion.
In addition, the firm's Corporate Department offers comprehensive legal services in the areas of employment and labor law; employee benefits and executive compensation; immigration; real estate and trusts and estates.
Top-ranked by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for five consecutive years, the Lowenstein Sandler Litigation Department comprises nearly 100 experienced lawyers. With an extensive practice that also includes broad and deep appellate experience in federal and state courts, the firm's litigators are frequently engaged post-trial to pursue appeals of adverse decisions. Lowenstein Sandler trial attorneys also have extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution (ADR), including arbitration and mediation. The Litigation Department is buoyed by strength in practice areas that include: antitrust and trade regulation; capital markets litigation; class action and derivative litigation; commercial and business litigation; construction law and litigation; consumer fraud litigation; employment litigation; environmental law and litigation; fiduciary counseling and litigation; insurance coverage; intellectual property litigation; products liability and toxic tort litigation; securities litigation and white collar criminal defense.
Attorneys in Lowenstein Sandler's leading Bankruptcy, Financial Reorganization & Creditors' Rights practice represent debtors and creditors' committees in Chapter 11 proceedings, as well as diverse financial institutions managing troubled credit. The practice is top-ranked by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and recently ranked among Bankruptcy Insider's top three bankruptcy practices in the country for its number of Chapter 11 representations.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Administrative Agency Litigation, Antitrust and Trade Regulation, Banking and Financial Services, Bankruptcy, Closely Held Business, Commercial, Construction Law, Corporate, Creditor's Rights and Workouts, Employee Benefits and ERISA, Employment, Environmental, Estate Planning and Family Business Planning, Tax, Hospital and Health Care, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Technology and Internet, Land Use, Mergers and Acquisitions, Products Liability, Real Estate, Securities Law and Litigation, State and Federal Civil and Criminal Litigation, Toxic Torts and White-Collar Criminal Defense, Securitization, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Asset-Based Lending, Broker-Dealer Regulation, Brownfield and Industrial Redevelopment, Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurial Services, Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits, Fiduciary Litigation and Counseling, Franchise Law, Investment Partnerships and Investment Advisors, Litigation, Media Law, Mortgage Law, Patent Law.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Not So Secret - When Under Seal Isn't Enough
Shirley Dai,Sharon L. Levine,Michael Savetsky, May 13, 2013
In a recent decision, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York found the standard for sealing under § 107 of the Bankruptcy Code was not met and declined to seal a settlement agreement, despite requests from the Chapter 7 trustee (the "Trustee") and...
Bad Faith Liability Exposure: an Anvil, a Feather or an Occasional Lever?
Lynda A. Bennett, May 8, 2013
Any company faced with a coverage denial inevitably asks the question: Will the insurance company change its position if we sue them for bad faith? The short answer to the question is usually no. In general, insurance companies do not live in fear of a bad faith exposure because most states’...