Jeffrey Ostrager Joins Venable’s Corporate Practice in New York

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NEW YORK, NY (October 1, 2019) – Venable LLP is pleased to announce that Jeffrey N. Ostrager has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate Practice Group in New York. Mr. Ostrager is an experienced business attorney who focuses on corporate, securities, and transactional matters.

Mr. Ostrager represents public and private companies in a range of transactions, including equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, and debt restructurings. He has significant experience providing counsel to public companies on corporate governance, securities law disclosure and compliance, and executive compensation matters. In addition, he represents private equity and investment funds in growth equity and venture capital investments. His broad experience allows him to analyze his clients' business objectives and develop tailored strategies to help them achieve these goals.

Matthew T. McLaughlin, partner-in-charge of the firm's New York office, said, "The New York office has continued to emphasize smart growth in the corporate sector. Jeff's multifaceted practice makes him the perfect fit as we expand our capacity to address the growing needs of our clients. His comprehensive knowledge of compliance and securities regulations and nimble approach to transactional matters is a great addition to Venable's expansive platform of service offerings and industry expertise for our clients."

Robert J. Bolger, Jr., a co-chair of Venable's Corporate Practice Group, said, "Jeff has a deep understanding of the complex business and legal issues that confront his clients and offers valuable counsel on matters ranging from deal strategy and structuring to securities law compliance. He is an excellent addition to our group and will be an asset to our clients."

Charles J. Morton, Jr., also a co-chair of Venable's Corporate Practice Group, said, "Jeff has a sterling reputation for representing clients in a variety of transactions. His knowledge and experience will complement Venable's nationally recognized middle-market M&A practice."

Commenting on his move to Venable, Mr. Ostrager said, "I look forward to bringing the level of support to my clients that can be found at a full-service firm like Venable. The resources and depth of knowledge of its attorneys will help me grow my practice and benefit the work that I am currently doing."
Mr. Ostrager received his J.D. from New York University School of Law and his B.A. in History from Stony Brook University.


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