Thomas L. Fairfield, John J. Altorelli and Mark G. Pedretti
- all three formerly with Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
- are the newest members of the firm's Business and Regulatory Department.
Mr. Altorelli and Mr. Pedretti
will be resident in the firm's New York City office; Mr. Fairfield will practice in both the Wilmington, Delaware and New York offices of the firm.
earned a B.S.F.S. from Georgetown University
in 1988 and J.D. from St. Johns University School of Law
...Mark G. Pedretti
...Mark G. PedrettiPartner
...Mark practices in the private equity, mergers and acquisitions, securities and transactional intellectual property areas.He
regularly represents private equity funds, venture capital funds, corporate venture funds and start up companies in connection with structuring companies and investments in various types of complex private equity transactions.His
practice also focuses on public and private mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, recapitalizations and management buyouts, particularly in the financial services, media and telecommunications, software and technology, real estate, healthcare, apparel and entertainment industries.Mark, who was counsel in the New York and Stamford, Connecticut offices of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker before joining Reed Smith in 2005, also has extensive capital markets experience, representing both issuers and investors in public offerings and private placements.He
also has extensive experience in joint ventures, strategic alliances and license arrangements.Mark
is the author of various articles on securities law and mergers and acquisitions.