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Jeffrey S. Lowenthal is the Chair of Stroock's Financial Restructuring Practice and Co-Chair of the Corporate Practice Group. He concentrates in corporate finance, securities, corporate reorganizations and restructurings, acquisitions and joint ventures, and general corporate law.

Jeffrey 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 and investors 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 mergers, joint ventures and similar arrangements. In the credit arena, Jeffrey represents bondholder committees, banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions and investors in the restructuring of debt facilities and other financing arrangements.

Jeffrey’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 real estate investment trust in connection with its acquisition by another publicly traded real estate investment trust;
  • Representing a major creditor of a worldwide retail company in acquiring a controlling stake in the company through Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and related transactions and subsequently entering into a joint venture with the company’s key business partner;
  • 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;
  • 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.
  • IFLR 1000
  • Super Lawyers
  • The Legal 500 United States
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Speaker, "Doing Deals: The Nuts and Bolts of Transactional Practice," Practising Law Institute
  • Massachusetts
  • New York

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

B.A., Haverford College, 1978

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

Jeffrey S. Lowenthal is the Chair of Stroock's Financial Restructuring Practice and Co-Chair of the Corporate Practice Group. He concentrates in corporate finance, securities, corporate reorganizations and restructurings, acquisitions and joint ventures, and general corporate law.

Jeffrey 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 and investors 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 mergers, joint ventures and similar arrangements. In the credit arena, Jeffrey represents bondholder committees, banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions and investors in the restructuring of debt facilities and other financing arrangements.

Jeffrey’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 real estate investment trust in connection with its acquisition by another publicly traded real estate investment trust;
  • Representing a major creditor of a worldwide retail company in acquiring a controlling stake in the company through Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and related transactions and subsequently entering into a joint venture with the company’s key business partner;
  • 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;
  • 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.

Honors & Awards

  • IFLR 1000
  • Super Lawyers
  • The Legal 500 United States

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
  • New York

Education

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

B.A., Haverford College, 1978

Clerkships

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