Jeffrey M. Gallant
Jeffrey M. Gallant is a partner in our Corporate and Securities Department, having joined us upon graduation from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 1999. He is experienced in general corporate and securities law matters, and has represented both public and private companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings of securities, venture capital investments, and all aspects of their general corporate legal requirements.
Jeff also specializes in Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) and similar vehicles. He has represented approximately 50 SPAC issuers that raised more than $5 billion of gross proceeds and also represented numerous underwriters in underwriting offerings for SPACs. He also has represented approximately 20 SPACs or targets in the business combination phase.
Jeff co-authored "SPACs and the Business Combination Agreement" (Financier Worldwide, January 2009), and "SPACs: rebuilt and here to stay?" (Financier Worldwide, January 2010), and was featured in an interview by IPO Vital Signs in February 2009, titled "The Impact of Recent Market Changes on SPACs."
Jeff has twice been selected by Super Lawyers as a New York Rising Star.
Areas of Practice
- General Corporate
- Securities Law
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Public and Private Offerings of Securities
- Venture Capital Investments
- New York, 1999
- Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York
- J.D. cum laude - 1999
- Honors: Member of The Order of the Coif
- Law Journal: Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal, Member
- Harpur College, Binghamton University
- B.A. - 1996