Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland


  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2002
    Executive Editor, Georgetown International Environmental Law Review
    C.A.L.I. Excellence for the Future Award
  • B.A., Boston College, 1996


  • American Bar Association

    Maryland Bar Association

    District of Columbia Bar Association
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Todd Gustin


Todd Gustin is a partner in Venable's Corporate Practice Group and the Co-Chair of the firm's Life Sciences Practice Group. He maintains offices in the firm's Baltimore and Washington offices.

Todd represents clients in mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, including venture capital and private equity investments, franchise transactions, and joint ventures and strategic alliances. He also counsels clients in technology and commercial transactions, including licensing, outsourcing, and general corporate planning. His clients include private and public companies and their investors in the healthcare, life sciences, hospitality, technology, financial services, professional services and education industries.

During law school, Todd served as Aide to Chambers to Associate Justices Harry A. Blackmun and David H. Souter at the Supreme Court of the United States.


Todd's clients include:
  • An international hospitality company in connection with franchise transactions
  • A Fortune 250 leading provider of information technology, consulting and business process services listed on NASDAQ
  • One of the largest U.S.-based family-owned, innovative food and agricultural products companies
  • A leading operator of post-acute, short-term rehabilitation facilities
  • An acquiring bank in its acquisition of First Mariner Bank in a 363 bankruptcy sale from its holding company, First Mariner Bancorp
  • A publishing business in a sale to a group of investors led by a national private equity firm for $150 million
  • The borrower in a music publishing transaction including a $330 million equity investment and a senior subordinated financing of $70 million in the context of a workout
  • The purchaser in the acquisition of a distribution business for an aggregate value, including earn-out, of $19 million
  • A surgical monitoring business in a sale to a group of investors led by a national private equity firm for an aggregate value, including earn-out and retention of a 25% equity stake, of more than $40 million
  • A healthcare research business in a sale to HealthStream, Inc. for an aggregate value, including earn-out and an equity stake, of more than $13 million
  • The purchaser in the acquisition of a calibration services division of General Electric Corporation and a related financing transaction
  • The borrower in connection with the restructuring of its €32,000,000 credit facility with a European lender


Todd's civic participation has included the Board of Directors of Boys Hope Girls Hope of Baltimore and The Downtown Sailing Center.