Partner Sheldon Nussbaum chairs the corporate, banking and business department in the firm's New York office.
Sheldon has over 30 years of experience representing public and private corporations, venture capital and private equity funds, non-profit institutions and large family-owned businesses in their transactional and everyday legal needs, including extensive experience in public and private financing activities, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance matters. Sheldon regularly advises public company Boards and various of their standing and special committees, on M&A, governance and other corporate, securities and finance matters, as well as on compliance issues raised by the Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank Acts.
With a reputation of being a "business lawyer", Sheldon utilizes a practical, business-driven approach, combined with technical expertise, in advising clients and negotiating transactions.
Mr. Nussbaum is a member of the New York State and American Bar Associations. He is a frequent speaker on public and private financing, corporate governance, and M&A topics.
- "New York's Top Rated Lawyer," LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell (2012)
Mr. Nussbaum was a Harold W. Harper Memorial Scholar to Columbia College, where he graduated in 1979 with highest honors, and a graduate of Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the International Law Journal. He was admitted to practice law in New York in 1983.
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He is also active in several eleemosynary organizations, including serving as an executive officer and member of the Board of the Directors of the Epilepsy Society of New York City, Inc., from 1984 to 1995, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation from 2004 to 2011.