Gregory A. Fernicola

Gregory A. Fernicola

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Recognized since 2008

New York, New York

Practice Areas

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Securities Regulation

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Securities Regulation
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Gregory A. Fernicola represents issuers, private equity investors and investment banks in a variety of U.S. and cross-border transactions, including public offerings, private placements, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, exchange offers and debt restructurings, spin-offs and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Fernicola also counsels corporate clients on a regular basis with respect to corporate and securities law matters.

Mr. Fernicola repeatedly has been selected for inclusion in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and The Best Lawyers in America. He was named Best Lawyers’ “2013 New York City Securities/Capital Markets Lawyer of the Year” and “2013 New York City Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year.” Mr. Fernicola also is recognized as one of the world’s leading capital markets lawyers in the International Financial Law Review’s Expert Guide and IFLR1000.

Mr. Fernicola has been active in developing innovative financial products. In addition to handling many initial public offerings, follow-on equity offerings, and investment grade and high-yield debt financings, he has worked on many exotic financing structures, including equity unit, trust preferred, capital securities and hybrid securities transactions.


  • One Manhattan West
    New York, NY 10001-8602


  • Georgetown University , J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, New York State Bar Association
  • New Jersey, New Jersey State Bar Association


  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Financial Reporting Committee - Member
  • TriBar Opinion Committee - Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Securities Regulation

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Securities Regulation, New York City (2013)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation


  • Certified Public Accountant, New York, 1981


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