James T. Seery

James T. Seery: Attorney with Duane Morris LLP
  • Partner at Duane Morris LLP (801 Attorneys)
  • One Riverfront Plaza, 1037 Raymond Boulevard, Suite 1800, Newark, NJ 07102
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    5.0/5.0 (5)
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James T. Seery focuses his practice on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate law. Mr. Seery’s experience includes public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, acquisitions of public and private entities and special committee representation. He has extensive experience counseling underwriters and issuers seeking to raise capital through alternative structures, including at-the-market (ATM) transactions. Mr. Seery has advised clients in ATM transactions in a variety of industry sectors, including automotive, aviation, banking, energy, life sciences, minerals and mining, real estate (including REITs), telecommunications and technology.

In addition, Mr. Seery represents lenders and borrowers, including banks, in secured and unsecured financings. He also acts as outside general counsel to clients handling corporate matters, including employment and option agreements, licensing agreements, joint ventures and other corporate transactions.

Mr. Seery is a 1990 graduate of Rutgers University School of Law and a 1984 cum laude graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University.


•Duane Morris LLP
- Partner, 2016-present
•LeClair Ryan
- Shareholder, 2010-2016
•DLA Piper
- Partner, 1999-2010
•Thelen, Reid & Priest
- Partner/Associate, 1995-1999
•Robinson, St. John & Wayne
- Associate, 1990-1995

Honors and Awards

•Rated as Highly Regarded for Capital Markets and M&A by IFLR1000, 2019

•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Civic and Charitable Activities

•Trustee and Secretary, Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center

(Also at Newark, New Jersey Office)

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
973 424 2088  Phone
973 556 1417  Fax
University Attended:
Fairleigh Dickinson University, B.S., Economics and Finance, cum laude, 1984
Law School Attended:
Rutgers School of Law, J.D., 1990
Year of First Admission:
1991, New York; 1990, New Jersey

Professional Activities

•Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: Represented AGP/Alliance Global Partners Inc., a wealth management firm, in a $36 million registered direct public offering of common stock and warrants for U.S. cannabis company Kush Bottles Inc.

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 09/26/14 in Securities Law

    Excellent securities lawyer. It was a pleasure to work on a transaction with him.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 09/06/14 in Securities Finance

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