May 23, 2022

Volume XII, Number 143


Stephen J. Gulotta Jr.

  • Stephen J. Gulotta Jr.
  • Member / Managing Member, New York Office & Chair, New York Corporate Practice
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A two-time BTI Consulting Group Client Service All-Star, Stephen has developed a reputation for immersing himself in his clients’ businesses, becoming a valued advisor to c-suite members and in-house counsel.  He is called upon not only for his experience in structuring, negotiating and consummating complex transactions, but also to provide thoughtful, targeted and practical advice addressing the myriad legal and business issues that impact his clients’ day-to-day operations and long-term success.

Stephen represents both public and private companies in a broad range of domestic and international transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity investments, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, restructurings, joint ventures, and strategic alliances.  He has represented clients in industries as diverse as financial services, healthcare, life sciences, telecommunications, manufacturing, hospitality, retail and sports and entertainment.

Stephen has worked extensively with acquirers, targets, special committees, stakeholders, and advisors in a variety of domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. In light of his past experience in investment banking, Stephen brings specialized knowledge to the representation of investment banking firms in their representation of clients in M&A transactions, including in connection with the conduct of auction processes and the rendering of fairness opinions.

Stephen is Managing Member of the New York office, and heads the Corporate & Securities Practice in New York. He has also served on the firm’s Policy Committee.

Before joining the firm, Stephen was involved in investment banking, serving first as general counsel and as a member of the Corporate Finance Department and Management Committee of Commonwealth Associates, and later as a co-founder and President of Barington Capital Group, LP, two concerns providing services to small and mid-sized capitalization companies.  Additionally, he had been a partner in two New York-based firms.

Stephen graduated with honors from the Fordham University School of Law where he was a member and an associate editor of the Fordham Law Review.


Articles in the National Law Review database by Stephen J. Gulotta Jr.