Mitchell Lampert

Mitchell L. Lampert


Mitchell L. Lampert


  • Overview


    Mitchell Lampert is chair of the firm's Capital Markets and Securities Practice, and 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.

  • Experience
    • Experience


      • Represented GrowGeneration Corp. (NASDAQ: GRWG), a Colorado-based owner and operator of a network of specialty hydroponic gardening retail stores, in connection with its $48.3 million follow-on public offering of shares of common stock.

      • Assisted client, a Colorado-based owner and operator of a network of specialty hydroponic gardening retail stores, in connection with the sale of securities, and a private offering of securities.

      • Assisted a New Jersey-based medical billing and practice management company in connection with its acquisition of a medical claims reimbursement company.

      • Represented a public shell company in connection with a reverse merger in which its wholly owned subsidiary merged with and into a leading global provider of educational training seminars, conferences, and services. 

      • Served as placement agent counsel for a FINRA Member broker/dealer in connection with the offer and sale of securities by a leading biotechnology company.

      • Represented a New York City-based Internet company that raises funds for nonprofit organizations through online auctions of worldwide celebrities and brands, in a complex F reorganization and sale of equity to a well-known, self-made billionaire entrepreneur and in connection with the purchase of a celebrity digital fundraising platform.

      • Represented a leading financial service investment bank as dealer-manager in connection with a $42 million rights offering by a regional bank holding company. 

      • Represented a chain of specialty gardening stores in connection with various private offerings and the public listing of its securities.

      • Represented a leading financial service investment bank as dealer-manager in connection with an at-the-market offering of securities for a regional bank holding company.

      • Represented a New York City-based digital media and market research company in connection with its reverse merger into a public shell company and simultaneous PIPE financing.

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    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Robinson+Cole Mentor of the Year Award, 2017

    • Community Involvement

      Community Involvement

      Connecticut Humane Society
      Steering Committee (2018)
    • News

      R+C in the News

      • December 31, 2019

        Mitch Lampert and Anna Wang Participate in Nasdaq Closing Bell Ringing Ceremony

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      • December 17, 2013

        Robinson & Cole Lawyers Participate in Connecticut Innovation Summit

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      R+C News Releases

      • August 25, 2017

        Robinson+Cole Presents Annual Awards for Dedication and Outstanding Contributions

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      • May 23, 2013

        Robinson & Cole Expands Rapidly Growing Private Equity/M&A Practice

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    • Legal Updates/Newsletters

      Legal Updates/Newsletters

      "SEC Adopts Amendments to “Accredited Investor” Definition" co-authored with Anna Jinhua Wang (9/9/20)

      "SEC Extends Temporary Relief for Public Companies and Registered Investment Advisers Affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)" co-authored with Eric M. Kogan, Shant H. Chalian and Anna Jinhua Wang (3/27/20)

      "SEC’s Conditional Regulatory Relief for Companies Affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)" co-authored with Anna Jinhua Wang (3/6/2020)