Paul J. Pollock is a partner in the New York office of Crowell & Moring and concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. He serves as a member on the firm's Corporate Group Steering Committee. Paul also provides ongoing representation to middle market private equity sponsors, family offices and their portfolio companies, as well as public and private companies that are not private equity backed. Paul's industry experience includes representing clients in financial services, manufacturing, telecommunications, fintech, software products, publishing and entertainment.
Paul represents private equity sponsors, family offices, and emerging companies in executing their acquisition objectives. He works on both the buy and sell-side of middle-market businesses seeking to realize value through the sale of their businesses, and with foreign companies who are seeking to enter the U.S. marketplace, access the U.S. securities markets or to engage in transactions with U.S. companies.
Paul has extensive experience in representing emerging companies and entrepreneurs. He works with companies through their entire life cycle including advising on the formation and choice of business entity; preparing and negotiating shareholder and limited liability company agreements, employment agreements and other critical corporate contracts; advising on multiple rounds of private equity financing and debt financing; and representing companies in the initial public offerings and in connection with ongoing securities compliance filings work.
In addition to representing issuers in acquisitions and divestitures, private and public offerings and debt financings, he has also represented underwriters in public offerings.