Roger J. Griesmeyer


Straight Talk® is good business
450 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017
P: +1.212.850.2856
F: +1.212.813.8116
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Roger J. Griesmeyer


New York Office
450 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017
P: +1.212.850.2856
F: +1.212.813.8116

Roger has extensive experience assisting clients structure, finance, negotiate and execute their most complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, minority and control investments and capital markets transactions. He advises a variety of clients, including private equity and venture capital funds, companies and other interested parties in their acquisition, investment and disposition strategies. Roger specializes in sophisticated, cross-border transactions across a number of industries, including manufacturing, luxury consumer products, film and television, real estate and technology. He also guides boards of directors, special committees and investors on growth strategy, special situations, restructurings, financings and other corporate governance issues. Roger is an adjunct corporate drafting professor at Brooklyn Law School and serves on the Alumni Board. He is also a member of his class Executive Committee for Dartmouth College. 

Representative Experience

M&A/Private Equity

  • Represented Barnsco in its sale of assets to Kodiak Building Partners
  • Represented HIG Whitehorse in multiple confidential transactions
  • Represented LiveWire Mobile in its sale of assets to OnMobile
  • Represented TARTECH eco industries AG in its joint venture with Covanta Energy Corporation
  • Represented BMR Energy LLC, a joint venture with American Capital Energy & Infrastructure


  • Represented purchasers of senior secured notes from Così, Inc.
  • Represented Credit Suisse as lender in multiple confidential ABL and other financings
  • Represented HIG Whitehorse in various financings


  • Represented Citigroup, Barclays, Wells Fargo Securities and others as underwriters of the Arc Logistics Partners LP (NYSE: ARCX) IPO
  • Represented various activist investors in proxy fights and related matters

Real Estate/REITs

  • Represented Barclays with respect to its interest in Perkins Rowe
  • Represented numerous clients in lease and property acquisition/disposition transactions

Labor and Employment

  • Represented numerous companies in drafting and negotiating employment agreements with C-suite executives



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