Russ Cashdan uses a practical problem-solving approach to assist clients in M&A, finance, joint venture, and restructuring transactions. Russ advises companies, boards of directors, special committees, and executives on major transactions and day-to-day operations utilizing his more than 25 years of experience.
In addition to working with large international companies, Russ also counsels startups and middle-market companies from formation through operations to liquidity events. He also advises executives on matters related to M&A, employment, and benefit arrangements.
Russ helps clients address corporate governance matters, issue securities, borrow funds, resolve stockholder disputes, protect and license intellectual property, work through employment agreements and issues, resolve contract disputes, and advance the other activities of their businesses. His knowledge spans many industries including technology, media and entertainment, restaurants, aerospace and defense, consumer products, retailing, banking, and investment banking.
Before joining Hogan Lovells, Russ worked at another international law firm concentrating on corporate and finance matters with a focus on M&A (public and private), corporate governance, public offerings, and private placements. Before law school, Russ spent time as a certified public accountant for a then-Big Eight accounting firm. Russ actively gives back to the community, serving as a board member for two nonprofit entities.
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