Asher S. Levitsky, of counsel to the Firm, is a corporate attorney who’s practice relates primarily to business and corporate law, where he provides legal services and works closely with senior management for a wide range of business transactions including public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, including DeSPAC transactions, and private placements, representing underwriters or placement agents, issuers and investors, bridge or interim financings, early stage private financings, including venture capital financings, acquisitions and dispositions of assets including mergers and sales or purchases of assets and going private transactions and spin off transactions.
Mr. Levitsky has also provided legal services involving licensing agreements relating to intellectual property rights and distribution agreements, and has represented clients in proxy contests for contested director elections. Mr. Levitsky’s clients include companies and investment bankers in the natural resources sector and his services involve agreements such as mineral royalty and purchase agreements as well as financing documents that relate to natural resources companies. Many of his current transactions involve alternate methods of going public including deSPAC transactions, reverse mergers with public shell companied combined with a financing and registration statement.
Mr. Levitsky is a member of the firm’s SPAC Group, China Practice Group and Israel Practice Group.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Levitsky was of counsel at Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP from June 2006 until February 2011, and for more than 15 years prior to that Mr. Levitsky was of counsel at Katsky Korins.
He graduated from Cornell University, B.A. 1965 and received his J.D. cum laude, order of the coif, from New York University School of Law in 1968.
Mr. Levitsky is admitted in New York, 1968 and to the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, U. S. District Court, Southern District of N.Y., U.S. District Court, Eastern District of N.Y. and the U.S. Court of International Trade.