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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

620 8TH AVENUE, 32ND FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY 10018-1405, USA
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Andrew Lucano

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Work Department

Corporate; Mergers & Acquisitions; Private Equity and Venture Capital; Securities

Position

Partner and Vice Chair of Mergers & Acquisitions Department

Career

Mr. Lucano is a partner in the New York office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP and is Vice Chair of Seyfarth’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice group. He concentrates his practice in representing clients in mergers and acquisitions, general corporate, venture capital, and securities matters. Mr. Lucano represents both sellers and buyers in a range of M&A transactions, with significant experience in the communications industry representing cable operators and financial entities in the sale and purchase of cable systems located throughout the country. His communications practice includes representation of one of the country’s largest cable television providers in numerous business transactions. He is also experienced in securities law compliance and corporate governance matters, and advises public companies regarding periodic reporting obligations and other Securities and Exchange Commission related matters.

Mr. Lucano is a member of the Thomson Reuters Business Law Partner Advisory Board

Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw in November 2008, Mr. Lucano was a corporate partner at Thelen LLP and was a corporate associate at Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP.

Education

J.D., St. John's University School of Law (2000), cum laude, St. John’s Law Review, Articles and Notes Editor; B.S., State University of New York at Albany (1995), cum laude


United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m)

Within: M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m)

Seyfarth Shaw LLP's 'M&A team is efficient, timely and provides excellent business advice'. It acts for private and public companies in all aspects of M&A transactions, including joint ventures, divestitures and investments, and frequently advises on cross-border work. The firm's highly rated labor and employment practice regularly supports the M&A team on deals and the practice stands out for healthcare and franchise M&A. Corporate office chair for the Washington DC team Andrew Sherman led advice to a construction and insurance technology solutions company on the sale of construction bidding software; Atlanta-based Andrew Hough acted for IG Design Group Americas, an international stationery business, in a purchase of all of Impact Innovations' shares; Houston's Paul Pryzant assisted Nasdaq-listed TapImmune, which develops immunotherapeutics, with its merger of equals with immunotherapy innovator Marker Therapeutics; and Theodore Cornell III in Chicago advised a private equity firm on the acquisition of a flooring company. Also in Chicago, M&A chair Suzanne Saxman is 'terrific; she delegates when appropriate but participates on every important call, and is a good source of market intelligence that is helpful for benchmarking anticipated negotiation points'. Saxman advised a human resources services and technology company on the acquisition of a corporation that provides employee engagement and wellbeing solutions, and its subsidiaries. Elsewhere, vice-national M&A chair Andrew Lucano 'may just be the best M&A attorney in New York City - his expertise and attentiveness to detail, along with his business savvy, are critical'; also in New York, Stanley Bloch is 'the most practical and learned M&A attorney' some clients have worked with and 'brings to the table a perspective that few else have'. Washington DC's Robert Bodansky and Douglas Mancino in Los Angeles are other notable advisers; counsel Leslie Kersey was hired in New York from Paul Hastings LLP and Chicago-based Whitney Schmidt is an experienced associate.

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