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 who 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 represents and counsels clients, including issuers and underwriters, in public and private securities offerings, reverse merger/alternative public offerings, Private Investment in Public Equity (PIPE) financings and related transactions, and has extensive experience in all aspects of 1933 and 1934 Act registration, reporting, and compliance. Mitch advises clients on capital formation, capital structure, entity formation, equity and asset sales and purchases, licensing, and general corporate matters. Mitch and his team are very active in the “small-cap” markets and some representative engagements include representing a leading specialty retailer in a $50 million IPO and $172 million follow-on offering, a 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 and representing a FINRA member firm in its $9 million registered direct offering.
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 a leading NASDAQ specialty retailer in numerous acquisitions effected as part of its roll-up strategy. Over the years Mitch has actively represented clients in the purchase or sale of companies in a variety of industries, including media, music, retail, manufacturing, hospitality, on-line charity, semi-conductor manufacturing and aerospace.
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.