Shon Glusky is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and a partner in the Corporate Practice Group in the firm's New York office. He is also Co-Chair of lateral partner recruiting for the New York office.
Areas of Practice
Shon focuses his practice on private equity, mergers and acquisitions, debt restructurings, and venture capital. He has completed over one hundred equity and debt financing transactions. He has represented clients in transactions ranging from start-up financings to billion-dollar acquisitions and has counseled companies in diverse industries such as software, Internet infrastructure, applications and services, telecommunications, wireless technologies, biotechnology, energy, manufacturing, apparel, medical devices, healthcare, and transportation.
Private Equity and Venture Capital Transactions
- Represented The Retirement Systems of Alabama in its $240 million private equity investment in US Airways Group Inc.
- Represented Littlejohn & Co. in connection with the acquisition of Cosmetic Essence, Inc. and Synventive Molding Solutions
- Represented Littlejohn & Co. in connection with its investments in Installed Building Products and Gulf Coast Shipyard Group
- Represented numerous venture capital funds (with a particular focus on technology and biotechnology), including Rho Ventures, InterWest Partners, Signet Healthcare Partners, Venrock Partners, TVM Capital, NGN Capital, Cardinal Partners, NLV Partners, Sycamore Ventures and Visionaria Venture Capital LLC, in venture capital investments
- Represented numerous issuers of private equity and debt securities (with a particular focus on technology and biotechnology)
- Represented strategic investors in their private equity investments, including America Online Inc., American Express Travel Related Services Company Inc. and United Business Media Group Limited
- Represented Warburg Pincus LLC in its acquisition of Brandywine Senior Care Inc.
- Represented Investcorp International Inc. in its private equity investment in Eicon Networks Corporation
- Represented Deutsche Bank AG in its financing arrangements with ACE Aviation Holdings Inc. (Air Canada)
- Represented New American Therapeutics in its issuance of equity securities to Deerfield Capital Management
- Represented Triax Pharmaceuticals in its $179 million debt and private equity financing
- Represented Deutsche Bank AG in its proposed private equity investment in Stelco Inc.
- Represented Cigna Corporation in its private equity investment in K&F Industries Holdings
- Represented Fursa Alternative Strategies LLC (f/k/a Mellon HBV Alternative Strategies LLC) in various private equity investments, acquisitions, dispositions and fund-related issues
- Represented Apax Partners in its acquisition of Plexus Systems Inc.
Mergers and Acquisitions
- Represented Broder Bros. in the acquisition of Imprints Wholesale and Ash City.
- Represented Universal Semiconductor Inc. in its sale of Avnet, Inc.
- Represented IntraLinks Inc. in its sale to TA Associates
- Represented Pathlight Technology Inc. in its sale to Advanced Digital Information Corporation
- Represented Investcorp International Inc. in the acquisition of a business division of Intel Corporation (through a portfolio company)
- Represent Dialogic in its merger with Veraz Networks, Inc.
- Represented Dialogic Corporation in its acquisition of Cantata Technology Inc. through its acquisition of EAS Group Inc.
- Represented Triax Pharmaceuticals in its acquisition of certain drug products from Ferndale Laboratories
Debt Restructuring Transactions
- Represented the bondholders in the $541 million debt restructuring of Bankruptcy Management Solutions
- Represented The Retirement Systems of Alabama in its $500 million debtor-in-possession loan to US Airways Group Inc. and its $75 million participation in the $1 billion American Transportation Stabilization Board guaranteed loan to US Airways Inc.
- Represented The Retirement Systems of Alabama in its $437 million loan to Alabama River Group Inc.
- Represented the Bondholders’ Committee of Russell-Stanley Holdings Inc. in a successful exchange offer for new bonds and equity securities
- Represented the Bondholders’ Committee of Simcala Inc. in a successful exchange offer for new bonds and equity securities
Sports/Entertainment Trailblazer, The National Law Journal, 2020
Mergers and Acquisitions, Legal 500, 2016-2017
New York Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2012, 2013
- BigLaw Firms Embrace New Model For Serving ClientsLaw360, 01.20.2017
Corporate & Securities Law Blog Posts
- "Distressed Acquisitions – Key Considerations," April 21, 2020
- Sheppard Mullin-Led Extend Lands $1.6B Valuation In Series CLaw360, 05.18.2021
- Bloomberg Law, 01.22.2021
- Law360, 03.16.2011
- Moderator, The VC Roadmap, New York Venture Summit, June 28, 2012
- Speaker, Corporate Venture Capital: Opportunity or Risk?, Columbia Business School - Alumni Club of New York, March 6, 2012
- Moderator, multiple venture capital investing panels, Funding Post (2009, 2010)
- Moderator, On Your Terms: Negotiating a Successful Term Sheet, New York Venture Summit (2007)
- US Mexico Chamber - Invitation to U.S. Distressed Companies and Assets: A Window of Opportunity for Foreign Investors08.19.2020
- Private Wealth Services
- Technology Transactions
- Emerging Company & Venture Capital
- Energy, Infrastructure and Project Finance
- Entertainment and Digital Media
- Esports & Games
- Fashion, Apparel and Beauty
- Financial Services
- Food and Beverage
- Life Sciences
- Mortgage Banking
- Multifamily Housing
- Private Equity
J.D., Emory University School of Law, 1998, with distinction
B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton, 1995
- New York