Richard Simeone concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and general corporate and transactional matters for clients across a broad spectrum of industries. He counsels corporate clients throughout all phases of their life cycles. His clients include closely held companies, publicly traded companies, portfolio companies of private equity funds, entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals.
In his frequent role as outside general counsel to middle market companies, Rich manages a wide variety of commercial matters, including acquisitions and divestitures, entity formations and dissolutions, financings, complex commercial transactions and corporate governance matters. He regularly works closely with the senior executives and boards of directors of his clients to address both the emergent and routine corporate and business matters that typically arise for such entities. Rich is particularly adept at immersing himself in the corporate culture of his clients in order to better understand their long-term commercial goals, having spent more than a decade in-house with large legal departments of both publicly traded and privately held companies in the telecommunications and wireless industries.
Rich’s experience has allowed him to become skillful in identifying actual and potential risks to his clients and to formulate practical solutions and strategies in response.