Elaine R. Levin
Elaine R. Levin advises entrepreneurial companies and their owners on business transactions. Elaine has over 25 years of experience as a corporate and securities attorney, representing businesses ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups to global Fortune 500. She uses a creative, practical approach to solving problems to make deals work. She concentrates on assisting businesses and their investors in:
Elaine has extensive experience in representing medical device, biomedical, biotechnology, life sciences, clinical trials and healthcare products companies; staffing companies; communication companies; manufacturers; and businesses that develop software and information technology.
She advises clients in stock and asset acquisitions and sales, mergers, divestitures, joint ventures, management and leveraged buy-outs and restructurings. She is experienced in negotiating licensing, distribution, manufacturing and co-development arrangements. She also has assisted companies in financings, including private placements of both debt and stock, venture capital, private equity and mezzanine investments, equipment leasings, credit facilities and other loan transactions. Elaine has represented companies, investors and underwriters in numerous private and public transactions ranging from seed and venture capital financings for start-up businesses to billion dollar acquisitions of Fortune 500 companies.
Formerly, Elaine was a partner with Preston Gates & Ellis LLP and Riordan & McKinzie. She also was an attorney with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York City for six years.
Education & Credentials:
B.A., (Human Biology and Communications), Stanford University, 1979
J.D., IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law (with High Honors, Ranked 1st in Class), 1985
Bar Admissions: California and New York
Mergers and Acquisitions
Corporate Advice to Management
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