Michael R. Littenberg has more than 30 years of experience representing U.S. and foreign public and private companies, investment banks, private equity funds and other managers in transactional matters, including securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions, and ongoing compliance. His clients range from large well-known institutions to growing companies across every major industry.

Michael’s transactional capital markets experience covers a wide range of products, including equity and equity-linked securities, investment grade and non-investment grade debt, and SPACs, BDCs and other permanent capital vehicles, through SEC registered, Regulation D, Rule 144A and Regulation S offerings (including registered direct offerings and PIPEs).

Michael’s M&A experience includes representing strategic and financial buyers and sellers, special committees and financial advisors in connection with U.S. and cross-border transactions involving public and private companies.

A significant part of Michael’s practice involves counselling U.S. public companies and foreign private issuers and their boards, board committees, special committees, executive officers and investors in connection with ongoing compliance under the U.S. securities laws, exchange requirements and governance matters.

Michael also advises a significant number of leading companies and managers on ESG, corporate social responsibility, business and human rights and supply chain compliance matters, and is widely viewed as one of the leading practitioners globally in this rapidly evolving area. See here for Michael’s separate bio relating to this portion of his practice.

Michael is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars, has authored numerous articles, and is frequently quoted as an expert in the business and specialty press, on topics pertaining to his areas of focus. He has been included in numerous rankings and ratings, including Chambers Global, Legal 500, New York Super Lawyers and the New York Super Lawyers New York metro area top 100 list and Who’s Who in Securities Law.

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