Anastasia C. Sheffler-Wood

Anastasia C. Sheffler-Wood

Overview

Anastasia Sheffler-Wood focuses her practice on corporate law, representing public and private companies in mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and cross-border transactions. Additionally, she handles private equity and venture capital investments. Anastasia also provides general corporate counseling to clients in numerous industries, including manufacturing, financial services, information technology and health care.

Anastasia was honored as one of The Legal Intelligencer’s 2017 Lawyers on the Fast Track, a select group of thirty-two attorneys from throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania chosen for excellence in the practice of law, leadership roles and public service. 

Anastasia graduated first in her law school class and served on the editorial board of the Temple Law Review. She also completed a judicial internship with the Hon J. Curtis Joyner, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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Representative Matters

Anastasia’s experience includes the representation of:

Manufacturing

  • a leading global manufacturer of spices and seasonings in multiple acquisitions, including: the maker of the leading premium barbeque sauce brand in the United States; a supplier of natural savory flavors to the packaged food industry; and a producer of culinary cooking stocks
  • a publicly owned manufacturer of aerospace components for commercial and military aircraft in various acquisitions and divestitures, including: the acquisition of a producer of protective materials; the sale of a complex prototype systems manufacturer; and the sale of a metal structural and non-structural components and assemblies manufacturer
  • a global leader in the fastener industry in multiple domestic and cross-border acquisitions, including: a manufacturer of fasteners for the automotive industry; a provider of logistics and engineering support for industrial engineered component users; and a manufacturer of hardware insertion machine tools and developer of fastener insertion technology solutions

Banking and Financial Institutions

  • a Pennsylvania commercial bank in the acquisition of an insurance agency
  • a financial services corporation in the sale of a registered investment company to a global asset management firm
  • an independent private equity firm in a majority investment in a global investment manager
  • a provider of credit enhancement in various venture capital investments in insurance and financial technology companies

Information Technology

  • a password management service in its sale to a publicly owned provider of cloud-based remote connectivity services
  • a payment technology company in formative and expansion stage private placements

Transportation and Logistics

  • a full-service global transportation and logistics company in multiple acquisitions, including entities owned by franchisees and unrelated third-parties, respectively
  • a publicly traded pharmaceutical company in the sale of its U.S. ground transportation division to a publicly traded Canadian company

Health Care

  • one of the world’s leading academic medical centers in the acquisition of a pediatric health system
  • a community health system in an affiliation transaction with an academic health system
  • a home medical equipment and supply company in its acquisition by a private investment firm

Utilities

  • the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company in various matters, including: a subsidiary divestiture; an internal restructuring; and drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements
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Credentials

Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
Education
  • J.D., summa cum laude, Temple University Beasley School of Law
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Drew University
Memberships

  • Advisory Council, Main Line Chamber of Commerce, Society of Professional Women
  • Former Vice President, Board of Trustees, Grove United Methodist Church
  • Association for Corporate Growth, Philadelphia Chapter
  • Stradley Ronon Technology Committee

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, “Drafting Asset Purchase Agreements: Reps, Warranties, Covenants, Conditions, Indemnity and Other Key Provisions,” Strafford Webinar
  • Presenter, “Plan Today to Ensure Your Legacy Tomorrow,” Main Line Chamber of Commerce, Society of Professional Women
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Recognition

  • The Legal Intelligencer, Lawyers on the Fast Track
  • United Way Young Leaders Program Graduate
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