Andrew M. Ross joined Cozen O'Connor's New York office in August 2012. He is a member in the Business Law Department.
Andrew focuses his practice in corporate, business, and securities, including domestic and international mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures, debt and equity financing, venture capital and bank financing, and general corporate representation. His practice also involves the representation of senior executives in employment agreement and other compensation arrangements. His clients are frequently in the marketing, communications, technology, and interactive media fields, include private equity firms and range from publicly held multinational companies to privately held emerging growth companies.
With a wealth of experience representing emerging growth companies and their founders, Andrew counsels founders from inception of a business plan for a new enterprise through seed and venture capital raising, later-stage growth, and IPO or sale to a strategic buyer. He assists in developing strategic relationships, and raising financing with mature multinational businesses, as well as representing buyers and sellers at all levels from initial conception of a transaction through consideration of counter-parties, structuring, negotiations and closing.
Andrew is regularly called on to appear on television broadcasts, including CNN and CNBC. He is an author and frequent lecturer on mergers and acquisitions and U.S. transactions by Chinese companies.
Andrew earned his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from the University at Albany in 1977 and his law degree from Stanford University Law School in 1980 and was a member of the Stanford Law Review.