Mitchell Raab

Mitchell Raab: Attorney with Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP

Biography

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

•Raab Serves as Instructor on City Bar CLE Panel on Representing Venture-Backed Companies

May 22, 2017

•A Fun and Productive TechDay 2017 for Startups and for Olshan

April 19, 2017

•Peltz International, Inc. Quotes Mitchell Raab in its March 2017 White Paper

April 5, 2017

•LaVerghetta Decision Listed Among Top 10 New York Business Divorce Cases of 2016

January 24, 2017

•Olshan Recognized as “Best Law Firm” in New York and Nationally for Securities/Capital Markets, Real Estate, Advertising, and Employment Law by U.S. News-Best Lawyers

November 1, 2016

•Olshan Recognized as a 2016 Top Tier Best Law Firm Nationally and in New York for Securities and Capital Markets and Real Estate Law by U.S. News-Best Lawyers

November 2, 2015

•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

Speaking Engagements

•Representing Venture-Backed Companies

May 18, 2017

New York City Bar

Articles & Alerts

•CLIENT ALERT: Get Ready for Out of Court Bond Restructurings: Cliffs and the Reversal of Marblegate

January 23, 2017

•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 Partnering with NY TechDay Hosting Live Demo Stage

April 13, 2017
•Olshan Recognized as “Best Law Firm” in New York and Nationally for Securities/Capital Markets, Real Estate, Advertising, and Employment Law by U.S. News-Best Lawyers

November 1, 2016
•Olshan Recognized as a Top Tier Best Law Firm Nationally and in New York for Securities and Capital Markets and Real Estate Law by U.S. News-Best Lawyers

November 2, 2015
•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

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Corporate/Securities Law
  • Emerging Company Practice
  • Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
212.451.2237  Phone
212.451.2222  Fax
www.olshanlaw.com
University Attended:
Yale University, B.A., cum laude, 1995
Law School Attended:
New York University, J.D., cum laude, 1998
Year of First admission:
1999
Admission:
1999, New York
Memberships:

Professional & Community Affiliations

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

Birth Information:
Brooklyn, New York, January 4, 1974
ISLN:
914393762

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