Andrew Nelson

Work History

Work History
Aug 2001 - Present

Partner

Sidley Austin LLP

Served as general outside corporate counsel on more than 50 transactions valued at more than $20 billion, including acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, investments, and complex financings

Jan 1995 - Jan 2001

Partner

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
Jan 1994 - Jan 1995

Associate

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
May 1986 - Jan 1994

Associate

Lord Day & Lord

Education

Education
Sep 1984 - Jun 1986

JD

Fordham University School of law
Sep 1978 - May 1982

B.A.

Summary

As a Corporate Attorney my experience includes working with clients in various sectors, including engineering and construction, energy, manufacturing, aviation, shipping, and transportation.I have extensive experience representing corporations in mergers and acquisitions and complex financings, as well as institutional investors in private equity transactions.In my twenty-year legal career I also have extensive experience acting as legal advisor to sophisticated businesses on a wide range of corporate, commercial, and risk management issues.

Having run a successful law firm practice as a partner for over a decade, my goal is to secure an in-house position in a corporation, private equity firm, hedge fund, or similar business.My ideal role would be general counsel in a medium to large company, or a senior division counsel or legal department head in a larger organization.The attached resume details my experience.

Objective

Highly qualified Corporate Attorney with background in engineering and construction, energy, manufacturing, aviation, shipping and transportation sectors.  Adept at assembling business and legal teams to deal effectively with global and legal issues.  Expertise includes:

  • �Mergers & Acquisitions
  • �Cross-border Transactions
  • Equity & Debt Instruments
  • Joint Ventures & Strategic Alliances
  • Private Equity
  • Complex Financings

Certifications

Certifications

American Bar Association

American Bar Association
1986 - Present

Connecticut State Bar

Connecticut Bar Association
1989 - Present

New York State Bar

New York Bar Association