Mitchell Raab

New York,  NY  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Corporate/Securities Law
  • Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring
  • Emerging Company Practice
University Yale University, B.A., cum laude, 1995
Law SchoolNew York University, J.D., cum laude, 1998
Admitted1999, New York

Professional & Community Affiliations

Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Energy Committee)

BornBrooklyn, New York, January 4, 1974

With broad market experience, Mitchell Raab focuses on financial and strategic transactions, general commercial counseling, investment idea diligence and special situation analysis.

Mitch advises clients in evaluating, structuring, negotiating, and executing debt, equity and mezzanine financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, and restructurings.

He advises companies on a broad range of corporate and operational matters, including commercial transactions, governance and disclosure.

Mitch also advises market professionals in analyses and idea development work as to complex debt, convertible, preferred, and other instruments; risk arbitrage opportunities; restructurings; litigation, regulatory, legislative, and policy overhangs; and other legal-driven value opportunities and risks.

Mitch counsels clients on value accretive engagement between companies and their shareholders and on planning and executing proxy campaigns.

Mitch advises clients across geographies and industries and has particular expertise working in the energy, power and infrastructure, financial services, and healthcare industries.

With broad market experience and knowledge, Mitch brings a strong commercial sensibility to his practice and regularly connects capital with companies, projects and ideas.

Prior to joining Olshan, Mitch was a director at Seneca Capital, an attorney at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton, and Richards, Spears, Kibbe and Orbe, and a law clerk for the Honorable Naomi Reice Buchwald in the Southern District of New York

News, Events & Publications

Media Mentions/News

Olshan Recognized as First Tier “Best Law Firm” in New York for Securities and Capital Markets and Real Estate Law by U.S. News-Best Lawyers
November 3, 2014

Olshan Completes Quinpario Acquisition of Jason Inc. for $538 Million
July 1, 2014

Friedman, Raab and Koevary Publish Article on Credit Bidding in Delaware Bankruptcies
June 3, 2014

Reuters Cites Mitchell Raab on Protecting Clients from Big Losses in M&A Transactions
October 22, 2013

Articles & Alerts

UPDATED CLIENT ALERT: Credit Bidding Alive and Well in Delaware: Follow Up on Fisker Automotive
May 22, 2014

CLIENT ALERT: Recent Rulings Highlight Risks of Shareholder Clawbacks, Capped Credit Bids for Distressed Investors; Appeals Pending
February 2014

Press Releases

Olshan Recognized as First Tier “Best Law Firm” in New York for Securities and Capital Markets and Real Estate Law by U.S. News-Best Lawyers
November 3, 2014
Olshan Recognized as Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” in New York for Securities and Capital Markets by U.S. News-Best Lawyers
November 1, 2013
Mitchell Raab Joins Olshan
January 28, 2013

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Office Information

Mitchell Raab

65 East 55th Street
New YorkNY 10022


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