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 (Member, Energy Committee)

BornBrooklyn, New York, January 4, 1974

With broad market experience, Mitchell Raab brings a strong commercial sensibility to his practice and focuses on finance and M&A transactions, general commercial counseling and special situation analysis.

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

Mitch also advises companies, investment funds and leading non-profit institutions on a broad range of corporate and other legal matters, including commercial transactions, securities laws, governance, disclosure, and enforcement of rights.

He is regularly called upon by market professionals for special situation analysis as to complex debt, convertible, preferred, and other instruments; merger 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's practice serves clients across geographies and industries, including the energy, power and infrastructure, financial services, healthcare, and media industries.

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.

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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