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Martha J. Flanders, Esq.

Partner & Chair of the Corporate Department

Martha J. Flanders is a partner at Dorf & Nelson LLP and Chair of the Corporate Department.  She brings valuable experience to the firm as she has been practicing Corporate and Business Law for over 30 years at several prestigious New York City firms.

Most recently, Ms. Flanders was a partner at Cozen O’Conner where she practiced in the Corporate Law Group focusing on mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, venture capital investments, joint ventures and strategic alliances and corporate finance transactions, including premium finance, life settlement and related capital markets and securitization transactions. Prior to joining Cozen, Ms. Flanders was a partner at WolfBlock LLP in New York.

Some of the recent complex transactions in which Ms. Flanders has been involved include representation of:

An internet information aggregator in its $25 million recapitalization which includes the sale of preferred securities and a tender offer for outstanding securities

Private equity funds in their $20-$25 million acquisitions of portfolios of life settlements

A leading social media advertiser in a two-step sale of the company to a foreign public advertising conglomerate

A corporate investment advisor in the sale of the company to a private bank

A technology company in the $55 million sale of its business to a Fortune 500 company

A technology company in multiple private placements of equity and convertible debt securities in several rounds of financings, including initial financing, bridge financings and up and down rounds of financings with angel, venture capital and strategic investors

A storage company in a $10 million recapitalization which included the take out of one investor group by another investor group

An asset management company with approximately $1 billion of assets under management in connection with its acquisitions of related businesses and management life-outs

Banks, financial institutions and corporate borrowers in secured and unsecured lending transactions ranging in size from $2 million to $80 million, including premium financial transactions


Ms. Flanders received her Juris Doctorate degree from New York University School of Law and her Bachelors degree in English from Barnard College where she graduated cum laude. She is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.


Ms. Flanders’s professional affiliations include membership in the American Bar Association and New York State Bar Association, and as an advocate of community service, Ms. Flanders is active in the governance and community outreach of Hitchcock Presbyterian Church in Scarsdale, New York.