Prospective buyers should prepare to take advantage of opportunities to acquire distressed businesses, as we are likely to see an uptick in distressed M&A soon.
Jon Russo is co-leader of Pillsbury’s Mergers & Acquisitions group and has handled hundreds of M&A transactions, private equity investments, venture capital financings and securities offerings. He is recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. as a “Leading Lawyer.”
Jon advises clients in public and private mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, private equity investments, venture capital financings and securities offerings. He also regularly provides counsel to clients on corporate governance, SEC disclosure and reporting requirements and general corporate matters. He represents public and private companies, investment banks, private equity firms and family offices in a broad range of industries including technology, health care, life sciences, hospitality, media and consumer & retail.
Honors & Awards
J.D., Quinnipiac University School of Law, 1986
Editor, Law Review
B.A., University of Bridgeport, 1983
Law clerk to the Hon. William H. Timbers, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (1987-1988)
Law clerk to the Hon. Ricardo H. Hinojosa in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas (1986-1987)