Ranked "#1 Most Active Law Firm" globally, based on the number of private equity funds worked on for limited and general partners, by Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst (2013)
Ranked, National Tier 1: Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2013)
honors + affiliations
Chairman, New York City Bar Association Committee on Futures and Derivatives Regulation (three year term commencing 2012)
Member, New York City Bar Association Futures and Derivatives Regulation Committee (2009-2014)
Member, New York City Bar Association
Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (2009–2014)
Listed, New York Super Lawyers (2010–2014)
Listed, The Legal 500 (2008, 2009, 2011–2014)
- New York
- New Jersey
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Northern, and Western Districts of New York
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
- New York
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Thomas V. D'Ambrosio is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Mr. D'Ambrosio focuses his practice on structured and complex derivative transactions and insolvency and regulatory matters relating to such structures for Fortune 500 corporations, private companies, hedge funds, financial institutions, pension funds, and high-net-worth individuals. He regularly assists those clients in connection with structuring, negotiating, and analyzing the risk inherent in a wide range of derivative products, including equity, debt, credit, commodity, interest rate, and currency derivatives. He is particularly active in using derivatives to aid clients in hedging risks, monetizing assets, and acquiring and financing the acquisition of assets on favorable terms (both with and without the benefits of leverage), including the financing of equity and debt repurchase programs of issuers. He is actively representing clients on Dodd-Frank derivative reform.
Mr. D'Ambrosio also has experience representing issuers in connection with public and private sales of equity and debt securities. He has advised purchasers and sellers in stock sales, asset sales, and merger transactions; he has advised investment managers in connection with leveraged hedge fund investments; and he has counseled pension funds and wealthy families with respect to their investments in hedge funds.
Mr. D'Ambrosio received his J.D., cum laude, from Cornell Law School in 1991, where he was a member of the Cornell International Law Journal. He received his B.A., magna cum laude, in English and history from Amherst College in 1988.
Mr. D'Ambrosio is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey and before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Northern, and Western Districts of New York, and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
- Cornell Law School, 1991, J.D., Cum Laude
- Amherst College, 1988, B.A., Magna Cum Laude