OUR Practice Areas
Banking & Financial Services
We represent banks and other financial services providers in connection with the complex and challenging regulatory, consumer, corporate governance, litigation, securities and transactional matters that affect their businesses. The clients that rely upon our banking & financial services attorneys include regional and super-regional banks, community banks and thrifts, credit unions, mortgage lenders and brokers, and other financial services providers.
Closely Held & Family Owned Businesses
Stradley Ronon has a long tradition of serving as a trusted adviser to owners, entrepreneurs and executives of closely held and family owned businesses. We represent local, regional and international businesses across a variety of industry sectors throughout all stages of the corporate life cycle, from formation and growth to succession planning and exit events.
Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Funds
We counsel emerging companies and entrepreneurs on the full range of issues relating to company formation, capital raising, operations, strategic growth and exit. Our attorneys also advise venture capital funds and other investors in all manners of early-stage investment transactions, and we actively leverage these relationships in order to introduce those seeking to raise capital to those looking for investment opportunities.
Attorneys in our health care practice represent a broad spectrum of health care companies, including providers, payment professionals, managed care organizations, and companies that supply specialized services and products. Our integrated, interdisciplinary team helps health care clients execute their strategic plans; assess, manage and mitigate risk; and succeed in litigation.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Our mergers & acquisitions practice consists of lawyers with extensive experience representing clients in acquisitions, mergers, divestitures, joint ventures and similar transactions. We represent buyers and sellers, both public and private and both foreign and domestic, in transactions of all sizes across a broad array of industries. In each case, we strive to manage the transaction in the way that will best achieve the client’s objectives.
We advise middle-market private equity funds and their portfolio companies through every stage of the investment life cycle. Our practice focuses on the value-creating transactions of our fund clients, as well as on the representation of sponsor-backed portfolio companies. In addition, we advise private equity and other private investment funds on formation and regulatory matters.
Stradley Ronon advises publicly traded and private companies on all aspects of securities law, including capital-raising transactions, Securities and Exchange Commission and stock-exchange compliance, and corporate governance matters. Our attorneys combine significant transactional capabilities and regulatory knowledge with experience across a range of industries to help clients complete deals, address complex disclosure and regulatory compliance issues, conduct complex internal investigations, and implement and maintain appropriate governance policies and practices.
Stradley Ronon’s corporate & securities lawyers are leaders in the profession and have received numerous industry awards and recognitions, including:
• “Top Firm in New Jersey for Corporate/M&A,” as selected by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
• “Leading firm” for Middle-Market Mergers & Acquisitions in The Legal 500 United States
• Top 10 D.C. “Dealmakers” as selected by The Legal Times
• “Legal Elites” by SmartCEO magazine
• Go-To Law Firm® for Financial Services Companies, American Lawyer Media
• “Turnaround of the Year: Turnaround and Restructuring of Classic Brands,” at the 6th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards
• Top five firms nationally among issuer counsel for U.S. asset- and mortgage-backed securities, Asset- Backed Alert
• AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell