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 two 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, government services, telecommunications, wireless technologies, biotechnology, medical devices, energy, manufacturing, apparel, healthcare, and transportation.



Representative Matters

Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions and Venture Capital Transactions

  • Represented Littlejohn & Co. and Platinum Equity in connection with the Sale of Interior Logic Group Holdings to Blackstone
  • Represented International Marine and Industrial Applicators in connection with its sale to J.F. Lehman & Company
  • Represented CodeMettle, LLC in its sale to F. Lehman & Company
  • Represented Littlejohn & Co. in its acquisition of Dana Kepner Company and several add-on acquisitions
  • Represented Littlejohn & Co. and its portfolio company Interstate West Services in the acquisition of Solterra Recycling Solutions
  • Represented Vindex in its sale to ESL Faceit Group
  • Represented Skout Cybersecurity in connection with its sale of Barracuda Networks, a Thoma Bravo portfolio company
  • Represented Diageo in its sale of Chateau and Estate Wine Brands and Percy Fox to Treasury Wine Estates
  • Represented Marquee Brands in its acquisition of Sur La Table
  • Represented Kane Communications in its sale to Aterian Investment Partners
  • Represented Vigene Biosciences in its sale to Charles River Laboratories
  • 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 Amzak Health (family office) in its preferred stock investment in Gynesonics, 4D Molecular, Contego Medical, Miach Orthopaedics, ShiraTronics, Inspire and Neuros Medical
  • 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
  • Represented Investcorp International in its private equity investment in Eicon Networks Corporation
  • Represented Deutsche Bank AG in its financing arrangements with ACE Aviation Holdings (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 from Clearlake Capital Group
  • Represented Deutsche Bank AG in its proposed private equity investment in Stelco
  • Represented Cigna Corporation in its private equity investment in K&F Industries Holdings
  • Represented Apax Partners in its acquisition of Plexus Systems
  • Represented Broder Bros. in the acquisition of Imprints Wholesale and Ash
  • Represented IntraLinks Inc. in its sale to TA Associates
  • 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 Triax Pharmaceuticals in its acquisition of certain drug products from Ferndale Laboratories

Debt Restructuring Transactions

  • Represented Littlejohn & Co. in connection with the recapitalization of Stallion Oilfield Holdings Inc.
  • 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
  • Represented The Retirement Systems of Alabama in its $437 million loan to Alabama River Group
  • 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



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Corporate & Securities Law Blog Posts

Media Mentions

Speaking Engagements

  • 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)


J.D., Emory University School of Law, 1998, with distinction

B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton, 1995


  • New York
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