Richard S. Green concentrates his practice in the area of corporate transactions and his deal list demonstrates extensive experience spanning a broad range of industries. His practice encompasses mergers and acquisitions, private and public debt and equity financings, contests for corporate control, including tender offers and proxy contests, as well as “going private” transactions, joint ventures, strategic alliances and the formation and termination of partnerships, as well as general corporate and securities matters. Mr. Green has substantial experience in restructuring financially troubled companies, including the purchase and sale of businesses within the context of bankruptcy proceedings.
Mr. Green’s areas of special expertise include mergers and acquisitions involving businesses in the energy and infrastructure sectors, including public utilities, engineering and infrastructure-oriented services firms, construction companies, and construction materials businesses, and the development and sale of infrastructure projects, including public-private partnerships.
In addition to providing advice with respect to specific transactions, Mr. Green regularly advises boards of directors of public and private companies concerning securities law disclosure, corporate governance and fiduciary duty issues, including Sarbanes-Oxley Act issues.
Mr. Green is a member of the New York City Bar Association, currently serving on the Project Finance Committee. He served as chair of the NYCBA Committee on Energy from 2003 – 2006. He also belongs to the New York State and American Bar Associations.
Mr. Green’s publications include: Chapter 12 “Transaction Costs,” in Negotiating and Drafting Contract Boilerplate (Tina L. Stark, Editor), ALM Publishing (2003); and “Mergers and Acquisitions: A Practical Perspective” in Structuring M&A Transactions, Aspatore Books (2007).