Michael R. Neidell has extensive experience structuring, negotiating and closing a broad range of corporate transactions. Michael represents both public and private companies in mergers, tender offers and asset and stock purchases and sales.
He also represents issuers and investors in public and private equity and debt financings, including private equity and venture capital investments, initial public and secondary securities offerings, PIPEs and Rule 144A offerings.
As a member of Olshan’s Activist group, Michael counsels shareholder clients regarding Schedule 13D investments in public companies, proxy contests, hostile takeovers and other related matters.
Michael regularly advises clients regarding the preparation and filing of SEC reports and on corporate governance, securities laws and stock exchange matters. He also negotiates joint ventures and commercial contracts on behalf of corporate clients.
Prior to joining the firm, Michael was a Director and Senior Transactional Counsel at Ramius, LLC, an investment management firm, where he was the primary attorney responsible for PIPE and activist investments. He was an associate at Proskauer Rose LLP from September 1996 to December 2004.