Mitchell is an accomplished attorney with more than 20 years of experience advising entrepreneurs, owners, investors and C-suite executives at large public and privately held companies. He serves as outside general counsel for many of the firm’s largest clients, who value Mitchell’s understanding and experience in the negotiation of complex transactions involving sophisticated tax strategies, corporate governance and succession planning. Mitchell has negotiated and structured joint ventures, public and private mergers and acquisitions, syndications, commercial lending transactions, management buyouts, equity or debt financings, and private placements valued in the billions of dollars. His clients are leaders in manufacturing, distribution, investment banking, private equity, financial services, real estate development, technology and other industries.
Mitchell joined the Much Shelist Management Committee in 2004 and was instrumental in a successful transition of firm governance from the founders to the next generation of leadership. After serving on the Management Committee for nearly a decade, Mitchell was named Managing Partner in June 2012. In that role, he is responsible for the firm’s long-term direction and overall growth, which includes building and implementing the firm’s strategic vision, preserving the firm’s unique client-centric and employee-focused culture, and overseeing the firm’s day-to-day operations. He also plays a vital role in the expansion of the firm’s service offerings and client base.
In leading the firm and advising his clients, Mitchell draws on his own significant experience as an entrepreneur and business leader, having served as an officer, director and owner of a successful national home warranty company. A certified public accountant, he also worked in the tax services area of KPMG Peat Marwick and in the audit department of Arthur Andersen's London office prior to beginning his legal practice.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Mitchell Roth