Mitchell Lampert is chair of the firm's Capital Markets and Securities Practice, and he is a member of the firm's Business Transactions Group. He assists clients with transactional matters across various industries, such as technology, social media, life sciences, manufacturing, finance, medical devices, food and beverage, financial services, sports, events, entertainment, oil and gas, and e-commerce. Mitch is a veteran deal maker, and he regularly works with his clients to help them identify strategic partners, customers, sources of capital and business, and other related opportunities.
Capital Markets and Securities
Mitch has been representing private and public companies and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member broker/dealers in corporate and securities-related matters for more than 30 years. He has represented both issuers and underwriters in numerous public and private securities offerings, reverse merger/alternative public offerings, Private Investment in Public Equity (PIPE) financings and related transactions, and he has extensive experience in all aspects of 1933 and 1934 Act registration, reporting, and compliance. He advises clients on capital formation, capital structure, entity formation, equity and asset sales and purchases, licensing, and general corporate matters.
Mitch has a thirty-year track record of successfully guiding clients through capital markets and securities transactions, such as representing a leading financial services investment bank as dealer-manager in a $42 million rights offering and follow on $45 million at the market (ATM) offering for a regional bank. He has also represented a chain of gardening retail stores in connection with multiple private offerings and a public offering of its securities, represented numerous companies in reverse-merger transactions, and represented various FINRA Member broker/dealer placement agents and issuers in private placements and related registration exempt offerings.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Mitch has extensive experience guiding clients through merger and acquisition transactions. He represents public and private companies, from startups to international corporations, with divestitures, joint ventures, and buyouts. He recently represented the sellers of a music event business in connection with its $45 million sale to a public company effecting a $500 million roll-up in the EDM industry. Mitch has also recently represented the purchasers of a Connecticut based supermarket, the sellers of multiple marketing agencies, the sellers of an on-line charity business to a well-known billionaire purchaser and the purchaser of a medical billing company, through its acquisition of a medical claims reimbursement business.
Mitch previously served as general counsel for a publicly held media company, and has founded, acquired, owned, and operated manufacturing and aviation industry service businesses. He is licensed to practice law in the States of Connecticut and New York and has been a registered patent attorney since 1986. Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, he was a partner in a midsized New York City-based law firm.