Mr Matthew Morreale > Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP > NEW YORK, United States > Lawyer Profile

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
United States

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Matthew Morreale is a partner in Cravath’s Corporate Department and leads its environmental practice. He advises the Firm’s clients on environmental matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, financings and other business transactions, as well as on environmental-related proceedings and investigations. Mr. Morreale also regularly counsels companies and their boards of directors on matters relating to Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) concerns, including with respect to shareholder engagement and proposals, disclosure and proxy requirements, sustainability reporting, acquisition and investment diligence and integration matters. Clients describe Mr. Morreale as “an excellent lawyer who understands the complex regulatory impacts on companies, including emerging climate change issues.”

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United States > Industry focus > Environment: transactional

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Matthew MorrealeCravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Based in New York, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP has a well-established reputation among the top teams in the United States offering environmental law advice in the context of transactional matters, and continues to be involved in standout deals in the market. The group attracts instructions from corporate clients in an array of high-value business transactions, ranging from M&A to financings, divestitures and shareholder engagement matters, where the team provides assistance with environmental liabilities, regulatory issues, post-closing obligations and environmental-related contractual disputes. Mandates involving environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, sustainability and climate change concerns also feature on the firm’s impressive portfolio. Matthew Morreale spearheads the environmental department; he has a wealth of experience in handling environmental issues arising in M&A, securities offerings and financing deals across the energy, heavy manufacturing, telecoms, retail and chemical industries, among others. Senior attorney Annmarie Terraciano , whose areas of activity include sustainability reporting, ESG issues, indemnification disputes and corporate transactions, is another key point of contact.