W. Raymond Felton: Lawyer with Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP

W. Raymond Felton

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Managing Partner
Woodbridge,  NJ  U.S.A.
Phone732-476-2670

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Practice Areas

  • Employment Law
  • Corporate
 
Mailing Address99 Wood Avenue South, 4th Floor, Iselin, NJ, 08830-2712
 
University Rutgers College, B.A., 1978
 
Law SchoolRutgers University School of Law, Newark, J.D., 1981
 
Admitted1981, New Jersey; 1981, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 1983, U.S. Tax Court
 
Memberships Middlesex County Bar Association; New Jersey State Bar Association (Former Chair and Continuing Member, Board of Directors, Business Law Section); American Bar Association (Member, Section on Business Law).

 
BornNew Brunswick, New Jersey, December 1, 1956
 
Biography

Mr. Felton's practice focuses in the areas of corporate, LLC and securities law with an emphasis on mergers & acquisitions and financing transactions through both the public and private equity and debt markets. He represents start-up and emerging companies in many industries including high-tech, as well as a number of mature and established companies. Mr. Felton also represents issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings and counsels clients concerning corporate governance and SEC compliance issues such as Sarbanes Oxley. He has represented clients in a number of corporate reorganizations, joint ventures, and similar matters, and provides general counseling advice to a number of the firm's clients.

Professional Activities / Honors
•Selected as Best Lawyers' 2013 Woodbridge Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Law and as 2012 Woodbridge Lawyer of the Year in Mergers & Acquisitions Law.
•Listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1994 in the Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law and Securities/Capital Markets Law sections.
•Listed in Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business since 2003, in the Corporate/M&A practice area.
•Listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers since 2005 in the Mergers & Acquisitions category.
•Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent.
•Member of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce.
•Member of the Section on Business Law of the American Bar Association.
•Former chair and continuing member of the Board of Directors of the Business Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association.
•Member of the Middlesex County Bar Association.
•Lecturer for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE).
•Research Editor for the Rutgers Law Review, 1980-81.

Publications/Articles/Presentations
•Presenter, 2014 Business Law Symposium and Corporate Counsel Institute, New Jersey State Bar Association, April 4, 2014.
•Author, SEC Clarifies Registration Requirements For M & A Brokers , Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP Client Alert, March 2014.
•Author, New LLC Act to Go Into Effect For All New Jersey Limited Liability Companies , Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP Client Alert, February 2014.
•Presenter, Nuts & Bolts of New Jersey Small Business in 2013 & 2014 , NJICLE, November 13, 2013.
•Interviewed by NJBIZ regarding the Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act, which went into effect March 18, 2013. Read the article here .
•Author, New Jersey Adopts a New Limited Liability Company Act , Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP Client Alert, September 2012.
•Author, The JOBS Act: New Opportunities for Capital-Raising , Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP Client Alert, April 2012.
•Author, New Jersey Adopts Uniform Trade Secrets Act , Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP Client Alert, December 2011.
•Presenter, Forming, Maintaining or Breaking Shareholder and Partnership Relationships in a Recession, Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP Webinar, June 23, 2009.
•Author, Organization and Sale of Small Businesses, NJICLE.
•Author, Legal Opinions in Merger & Acquisition Transactions, New Jersey Lawyer, the Magazine, December 2002.
•Author, Director and Officer Exculpation Statutes in a Post-Enron World Exhibit A. Spring 2002, Vol. 6 No. 2 .
•Author, SEC Expands Exemption for Securities-Based Compensation by Private Companies, Exhibit A, Summer 1999, Vol. 3 No. 3.
•Co-author, Year 2000 Disclosure Requirements by the SEC, Exhibit A, Spring 1999, Vol. 3 No. 2.
•Co-author, Retirement and Compensation Planning Considerations for Nonprofit Organizations, New Jersey Lawyer, the Magazine, February 1998.
•Author, Special New Jersey Issues In The Sale of Businesses, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, January 1998.
•Author, Potential Pitfalls Of Corporate Distribution, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, October 1997.
•Author, SEC Simplified Section 16 Compliance and Reporting Rules, New Jersey Law Journal, December 20, 1996.
•Author, Federal and New Jersey Exemptions from Securities Registration, New Jersey Lawyer, the Magazine.
•Author, Counseling Start-Up High Technology Companies.

 
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SEC Clarifies Registration Requirements For M & A Brokers
W. Raymond Felton, March 11, 2014
The staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently issued a no-action letter that clarifies the obligation of brokers who facilitate merger and acquisition transactions of private companies. As a result of a 1985 holding by the United States Supreme Court that the sale of the...

New LLC Act to Go Into Effect For All New Jersey Limited Liability Companies
W. Raymond Felton, March 4, 2014
New Jersey adopted its version of the Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act in September 2012. The Act became effective on March 18, 2013 for all LLCs formed in New Jersey on or after that date, as well as for pre-existing LLCs that opted to be governed by the new statute.


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W. Raymond Felton

99 Wood Avenue South, 4th Floor
WoodbridgeNJ 07095-0988




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