Mitchell Raab

New York,  NY  U.S.A.

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  • Corporate/Securities Law
    University Yale University, B.A., cum laude, 1995
    Law SchoolNew York University, J.D., cum laude, 1998
    Admitted1999, New York
    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.

    Professional & Community Affiliations

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


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    Credit Bidding Alive and Well in Delaware: Follow Up on Fisker Automotive
    Adam W. Finerman,Jonathan T. Koevary,Mitchell Raab, May 29, 2014
    In January, we first wrote about the Fisker Automotive case.[1] Recall that in Fisker, Judge Kevin Gross of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware capped Hybrid Tech Holdings’ credit bid for Fisker’s hybrid electric vehicle company at $25 million. The Judge...

    Recent Rulings Highlight Risks of Shareholder Clawbacks, Capped Credit Bids for Distressed Investors; Appeals Pending
    Adam H. Friedman,Jonathan T. Koevary,Mitchell Raab, February 10, 2014
    A pair of Bankruptcy Court rulings last month, Weisfelner v. Fund 1 (In re Lyondell Chemical Co.,), Adv. Proc. Case No. 10-4609 (REG) 2014 WL 118036 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y Jan. 14, 2014) and In re Fisker Automotive Holdings, Inc.,Case No. 13-13087 (KG) (Bankr. D. Del. Jan. 17, 2014), address two of the...
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    Mitchell Raab

    65 East 55th Street
    New YorkNY 10022


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