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Stanley Bloch

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Corporate; Commercial Finance




Stanley E. Bloch is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group in the New York office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Mr. Bloch focuses his practice on corporate transactions and is a leader in providing legal services to the communications industry. Within the communications field, Mr. Bloch has devoted a substantial part of his professional career to, and has been particularly involved in, serving the cable television-industry.  He also has had significant experience in the wireless telephone-and wireline telephone industries. Among his clients are some of the significant players in the cable television industry. Over the more than thirty years he has been practicing law, Mr. Bloch has handled numerous corporate transactions at the highest levels, including purchases and sales of businesses, and both debt and equity financings. In addition to the legal representation he provides on purchase, sale and financing transactions, Mr. Bloch also serves as general outside counsel to most of his clients, and in that capacity has comprehensive responsibility for the legal aspects of their business. While he has concentrated his practice in communications, Mr. Bloch has also had considerable opportunity to work in several other fields, where he successfully transfers and utilizes the skills and leading edge techniques that have worked so well for him in serving his communications clientele.


L.L.M., New York University School of Law (1970); J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law (1967); B.B.A., Ohio University (1964)

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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