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Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded team acting for an impressive corporate client base. Assists both public and private companies domestically and internationally in relation to securities, corporate governance and M&A matters. Strong foothold in the retail sector, as well as advising clients such as manufacturers and financial institutions.

Strengths

An interviewee says: "Vorys is attuned to client needs and anticipates potential issues before they arise. They are conscious of the financial difficulties facing clients today."

"Vorys is my go-to firm," reports a source. "They have demonstrated time and time again that they have my firm and portfolio companies' best interests in mind."

Work highlights

Acted for Air Transport Services Group on its $500 million senior notes offering.

Notable practitioners

Adam Brandt combines his role chairing the firm's corporate group with an active client-facing practice where he handles securities law issues, corporate governance work and strategic M&A.
"He's a thoughtful lawyer who instills confidence in his clients." "He's a good all-around lawyer with experience in public companies, capital markets and corporate governance."

Roger Lautzenhiser is an experienced corporate lawyer whose clients include a range of public and private businesses, financial institutions and investment firms. His practice features broad strengths across areas such as M&A, securities regulation and financing matters.
"He's a seasoned capital markets and transactional attorney who has a fantastic bedside manner both with his clients and in negotiations."

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Overview

Vorys represents a diverse client base ranging from start-up businesses to Fortune 500 companies in all areas of corporate law, including: mergers, acquisitions and other significant corporate transactions, public and private securities offerings, federal and state securities law compliance, corporate governance and the application of fiduciary duty standards, and business organization matters, including entity selection and capital structure.

Vorys represents public and private companies of all sizes and industries in merger and acquisition transactions throughout the United States and the world. We have considerable experience in nearly every form of transaction, including stock and asset acquisitions, mergers, friendly and hostile corporate takeovers, divestitures and corporate spin-offs, leveraged recapitalizations, venture capital and private equity investments, M&A related restructurings, joint ventures and strategic alliances, going-private transactions, and public/private partnerships.

We advise public companies, middle-market private companies, closely-held and family-owned businesses, and start-up and emerging companies, as well as boards of directors, special committees, financial sponsors, and venture capital firms, in M&A transactions. 

We represent our clients in all phases of a transaction, from the structuring and planning through the due diligence, negotiation, execution, and implementation of a transaction.

Members

Beachler, Blake

Berke, Aaron

Brandt, Adam

Brown, Lauren

Cline, Michael

Costello, Michael

Farrar, Betsy

Fickes, Jeffrey

Flahive, Shawn

Gertmenian, Russell

Hodges, Jason

Lautzenhiser, Roger

Miller, Adam

Paige, Bruce

Peterson, Sachiyo

Rosler, Russell

Saganich, John

Schaefer, Kimberly

Shafer, Cindy

Treier, Bret

Weis, Anthony

Zonars, Frank

Industries

Banks

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Health Care

Insurance

Pharmaceuticals

Real Estate

Retail

Technology

Corporate/M&A Department

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

firm
Department location

52 East Gay Street

Columbus

Ohio

USA

OH 43215

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Ohio: South & Central

Corporate/M&A


Adam Brandt
Band 2
Roger Lautzenhiser
Band 3