PRACTICE AREAS


Jeffrey S. Lowenthal concentrates in corporate finance, securities, corporate reorganizations, acquisitions and joint ventures, and general corporate law.

Mr. Lowenthal counsels issuers, investment banking firms and selling security holders involved in public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities. He regularly advises public companies on disclosure requirements and other issues arising under federal securities laws.

He also represents buyers, sellers and investors in purchases and sales of assets and businesses and other types of business combinations, including joint ventures and similar arrangements. In the credit arena, Mr. Lowenthal represents bondholder committees, banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions and investors in the restructuring of debt facilities and other financing arrangements.

Mr. Lowenthal’s experience has included a wide range of public and private transactions. Among the matters he has handled for Stroock clients are:
 
  • Representing a publicly traded national retail company in its acquisition of a chain of over 300 stores in the United States and Canada selling proprietary products with annual sales over $400 million and in the negotiation of a long-term license agreement and royalty arrangement with the seller;
  • Advising a transportation company listed on the New York Stock Exchange in numerous public and private securities offerings and financings and other transactions, culminating in the sale of the company to a private equity buyer in 2007 for approximately $900 million;
  • Representing a privately owned apparel business in its acquisition by a large publicly traded Hong Kong company for cash and stock;
  • Representing the Board of Directors of a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust in a stock-for-stock merger with another publicly traded REIT;
  • Representing the owners of a company manufacturing equipment used in the energy industry in the sale of the company to a foreign buyer;
  • Representing a private equity fund in its acquisition and subsequent sale of a company producing automobile parts; and
  • Advising a global infrastructure investment fund sponsored by a major financial institution in its role as lead investor in the acquisition of a public utility based in the United Kingdom.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association

SPEECHES & EVENTS

  • Speaker, "Doing Deals: The Nuts and Bolts of Transactional Practice," Practising Law Institute

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

Massachusetts, 1999; New York, 1984


CLERKSHIPS

Clerk, Judge Max Rosenn, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit


EDUCATION

J.D., University of Virginia, 1982; Notes Editor, Virginia Law Review, 1981-1982; Order of the Coif

B.A., Haverford College, 1978