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Andrew P. Gilbert

Andrew P. Gilbert

DLA Piper LLP

Short Hills, NJ, USA


Andrew P. Gilbert

Partner
Co-Managing Partner, Short Hills Office
andrew.gilbert@dlapiper.com
51 John F. Kennedy Parkway, Suite 120, Short Hills, New Jersey, 07078-2704, United States
T: +1 973 520 2553   F: +1 973 520 2573  M: +1 908 400 2105

Andrew Gilbert focuses his practice on corporate finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions and securities law matters.

He represents public and private companies primarily in the technology, life sciences and healthcare industries as well as investment firms that serve these sectors.

He brings to clients his extensive background representing issuers, underwriters and venture capital firms regarding both public and private offerings. Andrew is highly experienced in securities law compliance and corporate governance matters. Andrew's transactional experience includes IPOs, PIPEs, registered direct offerings and direct follow-on offerings, as well as venture capital, private equity, M&A and other strategic transactions. He also has counseled numerous entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies in planning profitable liquidity strategies. Andrew regularly serves as outside general counsel for private and public companies at various stages of development. Andrew is a member of the firm's National Leadership Group of the US Emerging Growth and Venture Capital practice.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Prior to joining DLA Piper, Andrew was a partner at an international law firm. Before attending law school, he served as an intern with the NASDAQ trading and corporate bond departments at Shearson Lehman Brothers Inc. and worked as an underwriter for American International Group (AIG). At AIG, Andrew underwrote professional liability and directors' and officers' legal liability insurance policies for several financial services companies.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Director, New Jersey Technology Council

RECOGNITIONS

Since 2007, Chambers USA has recognized Andrew having noted his "vast transactional experience and his 'responsiveness and good business judgment.'" Furthermore, he is a "great lawyer but also a guy with invaluable business savvy." "[C]lients commented that he is a 'very seasoned attorney who is a strong negotiator with a lot of experience.'"

Andrew has also been recognized in The Legal 500 United States, The Best Lawyers in America and as a New Jersey Super Lawyer in every year since 2008. In 2003, NJBIZ named him to its Top 40 under 40 list.

In 2015, Andrew's representation of LLR Partners in its acquisition of CompoSecure, LLC,  a leading designer and manufacturer of proprietary financial cards, received the Financial Services Deal of the Year Award (over US$100 million) from M&A Advisor.

Education
Rutgers University School of Law (1993) J.D.
Research Editor, Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal
Colgate University (1988) B.A.

Admissions
New Jersey
Pennsylvania

 
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