Joshua N. Silverstein

Co-Chair, Mergers & Acquisitions

Joshua Silverstein


Joshua Silverstein is co-chair of Stradley Ronon’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group. He focuses on merger and acquisition transactions and general corporate matters for businesses ranging from small, privately owned companies to large, publicly held companies. Josh has worked on a broad variety of M&A transactions, including public and private mergers, stock acquisitions and divestitures, and asset purchases and sales. He represents clients in a wide range of industries, including aerospace, insurance, manufacturing, utilities, technology, medical and retail. Additionally, Josh has particular experience with M&A transactions in the investment management and mutual fund industry, and serves as co-chair of the firm’s Investment Management M&A Practice Group.

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Representative Matters

  • represented Tasty Baking Company, a snack food manufacturer, in connection with a workout with creditors and its sale to Flowers Foods 
  • represented Nationwide Financial, a provider of long-term savings and retirement products, in its agreement with HighMark Capital Management, Inc. to acquire 17 equity and bond mutual funds with $3.6 billion in assets
  • represented Empathy Lab, a digital strategy and web design firm, in its sale to EPAM Systems
  • represented Triumph Group, Inc., a manufacturer of aerospace systems and structures, in the sale of its subsidiary Triumph Aerospace Systems-Wichita, Inc. to Lee Aerospace, Inc.
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Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Rutgers University

  • American Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, “The Essentials of an M&A Transaction,” Lancaster Pollard
  • Presenter, “Drafting Asset Purchase Agreements: Reps, Warranties, Covenants, Conditions, Indemnity and Other Key Provisions,” Strafford webinar
  • Presenter, "Planning for a Successful Business Transition," AssetMark Family Business Succession Retreat
  • Presenter, “Introduction to Investment Management Mergers & Acquisitions CLE”
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  • New Jersey Law Journal, New Leaders of the Bar, a list of the “next wave of leadership of the New Jersey bar”
  • South Jersey Biz, 20 Under 40, a list of “tomorrow’s leaders who are shaping business today” 
  • South Jersey Biz, Best Attorneys in Business 
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers, Rising Star
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