Scott I. Sonnenblick

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Top Rated Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney in New York, NY

Linklaters LLP
 | 1345 Avenue of the Americas, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10105-0249
Phone: 800-691-2449
Fax: 212-903-9100
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2015, 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (50%),
  • Business/Corporate (50%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Scott I. Sonnenblick is a partner with the international law firm of Linklaters LLP. Working out of the firm's New York office, Mr. Sonnenblick focuses his practice primarily on large-scale corporate transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, cross-border transactions, and complex joint ventures among companies in a variety of industries.

Well-versed in a number of legal areas, Mr. Sonnenblick provides solid advice and counsel to a diverse range of clients on matters ranging from corporate and securities law, regulation compliance, financial issues, executive compensation, securing venture capital, and more.

Among his most recent successes, he served as lead counsel in a mining industry acquisition valued at over $2 billion, and he represented one of the world's largest investment groups on their acquisition of a leading trading, risk and treasury solutions company. He also recently represented Visa Europe Limited during the sale of the entirety of its share capital to Visa Inc., and he has conducted numerous transactions for significant stakeholders in the automotive, energy, banking, health care and telecommunications industries.

An attorney for 20 years, he has successfully conducted hundreds of transactions for clients around the globe, leading IFLR1000 to vote him a Leading Lawyer in the area of mergers and acquisitions in 2017. In addition, The Legal 500 United States included Mr. Sonnenblick among the country's legal elite in its 2016 publication.

Mr. Sonnenblick earned his Bachelor of Science from Cornell University in 1992 and his MHA from Cornell University in 1994. He then attended the University of Michigan Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 1997.

A consummate professional, Mr. Sonnenblick is a member of the New York State Bar Association, and he has published several articles dealing with MAC clauses, disclosure requirements and other elements instrumental to merger and acquisition transactions.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Mergers & Acquisitions (50%)

Business/Corporate (50%)

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Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2015, 2018 - 2019

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About Scott Sonnenblick

Admitted: 1998, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.linklaters.com/WhoWeAre/OurPeople/Pages/ScottSonn...

Honors/Awards:

  • Super Lawyers, 2014
  • Legal 500 U.S., 2016
  • Leading Lawyer in the M&A field, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York Bar, Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-author, "Disclosure Requirements for Cash-Settled Equity Total Return Swaps - A Multi-Jurisdictional Survey", Wall Street Lawyer, October 2008
  • Co-author, “Contrast In MAC Clauses”, New York Law Journal, 25 October 2010

Educational Background:

  • Cornell University, M.H.A., 1994
  • Cornell University, B.S., 1992
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1345 Avenue of the Americas
18th Floor
New York, NY 10105-0249

Phone: 800-691-2449

Fax: 212-903-9100

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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