Andrew R. Mariniello counsels clients on a wide variety of business law matters, with an emphasis on advising public and private companies and private equity firms in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, as well as general corporate and securities law matters. Andrew has represented private equity firms, venture capital investors, and privately held companies in early stage and follow-on investments.
Andrew has helped clients navigate complex deals ranging in value from millions to billions across a wide variety of industries—including energy, life sciences, technology, manufacturing, and financial services. In addition, he has counseled public and private companies on corporate governance and transactional matters.
Before joining Morgan Lewis, Andrew was a senior corporate associate in the New York office of a major international law firm. He received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, before which he worked as a financial analyst in the real estate investments department of an international insurance company in New York.
Represented Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget in its $513 million acquisition of Wausau Paper Corp. (NYSE: WPP), one of the largest away from home tissue companies in North America
Represented Verso Paper Corp. (NYSE: VRS) in its $1.4 billion acquisition of Newpage Holding Corporation, a paper manufacturer, from Centerbridge Partners
Represented Verso Paper Corp. (NYSE: VRS) in connection with its acquisition of NewPage Corporation, in the $74 million sale of NewPage Corporation's Biron paper and Rumford pulp and paper mill to Catalyst Corporation
Represented Health Net, Inc., (NYSE: HNT) a managed care organization, in its $6.8 billion sale to Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC)
Represented Contango Oil and Gas (NYSE: MCF) in the $390 million acquisition of Crimson Exploration Oil and Gas (NASDAQ: CXPO), an oil and natural gas exploration and development company
Represented Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LPT) in its $1.5 billion acquisition of Cabot Industrial Fund III
Represented Transcontinental Inc. (TSX: TCL.A TCL.B) in its acquisition of Ultra Flex Packaging Corp.
Represented Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE: CPB) in its $231 million acquisition of privately held Garden Fresh Gourmet
Represented MetroCast Communications of Connecticut, LLC (MetroCast Connecticut) and its parent Harron Communications, L.P. in the $200 million sale of MetroCast Connecticut to Atlantic Broadband, a subsidiary of Cogeco Cable Inc.
Represented Souce4Teachers (a leading provider of outsourced substitute teach and paraprofessional managed services to K-12 schools in the eastern United States) in its sale to private equity firm Nautic Partners.
Represented Harte Hanks Inc. (NYSE: HHS) in its sale of its B2B research business, Aberdeen Group and Harte Hanks Market Intelligence to private equity firm Halyard Capital
Represented Harte Hanks Inc. (NYSE: HHS) in its acquisition of privately held 3Q Digital, a leading digital marketing agency
Represented Innopharma, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical development company, in its $225 million sale to Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE)
University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2005, J.D.
Georgetown University, 1999, B.A.
Awards and Affiliations
Member, American Bar Association
Member, New York State Bar Association
Rising Star – State, IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate (2020)
Rising Star – State, IFLR1000 United States (2018, 2019)