Adam Anderson


  • Overview


    Adam Anderson is an attorney in our Business Section, where he focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate, venture capital, and finance. Representative transactions in which he has served as counsel include a wide range of merger and acquisition transactions, such as acquisitions and dispositions of public and private companies in the media and technology industries. A significant portion of Mr. Anderson's practice involves providing advice on corporate and business matters for ongoing clients, including start-up and emerging growth companies.

    Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Mr. Anderson was associated with the law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, where his practice focused on mergers and acquisitions. He served as a legal intern to the Honorable Lawrence McKenna of the United States District Court, Southern District of New York.

  • Experience
    • Experience


      • Represented a manufacturer of mushroom- and soy-based meat alternative products in the sale of its veggie burger business.
      • Represented international media company in connection with corporate and tax restructurings.
      • Transactional and Development

      • Representation of a construction materials company concerning the sale of its asphalt paving and construction contracting business in Michigan and Indiana; representation of aggregate company in addressing environmental conditions and transactions in New York and Louisiana.

      • Other Experiences

      • Represented Sensor Switch, Inc., a lighting controls company, and its sole shareholder in connection with the sale of all of the stock of Sensor Switch to Acuity Brands, Inc., a NYSE-listed company, and its subsidiary, Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc., for approximately $205 million in cash and stock.
      • Represented Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc., in its acquisition of DanChem Technologies, Inc., a custom manufacturer of fine and specialty chemical products. The seller, American Capital, Ltd., is a publicly traded private equity firm and global asset manager.
      • Representation of an aerospace and defense manufacturer in acquisition through reverse triangular merger of a company in the laboratory services industry.
      • Representation of an aerospace and defense company concerning its acquisition of NEA Electronics, Inc., in a stock purchase transaction. NEA designs, develops, and manufactures highly reliable nonexplosive separation mechanisms, battery cell bypass switches, electrical interconnect devices, and nonpyrotechnic valves for critical space and defense applications.
      • Representation of a New York county in all aspects, including corporate, environmental, real estate, and administrative law, of its renegotiation of a long-term agreement for the disposal of solid waste and operation of a waste-to-energy facility, with several ancillary agreements among the county, the facility operator, and the municipality in which the facility is located concerning the transfer of ownership of such facility from a county agency to the operator of the waste-to-energy facility.
      • Mergers and Acquisitions

      • Representation of The Nielsen Company (U.S.) LLC - a global information and measurement company with leading market positions in marketing and consumer information, media measurement, online intelligence, mobile measurement and trade shows - in more than 10 investment, merger and acquisition, and tax restructuring matters.

    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Selected as a Rising Star in the Connecticut Super Lawyers list from 2012 to 2015.

      Ranked in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the state of Connecticut in the area of Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions for 2016 and 2017

    • Presentations


      "Discussion on Challenges in Transactional Practices and Responding to Changing Client Demands," hosted by Thomson Reuters (11/12/2015)
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    • News

      R+C in the News

      • May 25, 2017

        Adam Anderson Serves as Panelist for Exit Planning Meeting

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      • November 10, 2015

        Adam Anderson Serves as Panelist for Transactional Practices Discussion

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      • December 17, 2013

        Robinson & Cole Lawyers Participate in Connecticut Innovation Summit

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      R+C News Releases

      • May 27, 2016

        Chambers USA Recognizes Robinson+Cole Lawyers and Practice Groups

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      • December 28, 2015

        Robinson+Cole Elects New Partners and Counsel

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      • October 19, 2015

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers®

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      • October 17, 2014

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers

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      • December 11, 2013

        Robinson & Cole Elects Four New Partners and Promotes Six Counsel

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      • October 22, 2012

        Super Lawyers® Names 49 Robinson & Cole Attorneys to 2012 List and Recognizes 26 as Rising Stars

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