Portrait of Partner Martha Flanders, Esq.

Martha J. Flanders

Partner
Chair, Corporate Department
Commercial & Real Property Finance Department

Admissions:

State of New York

Education:

J.D., New York University School of Law

B.A.in English, Barnard College
cum laude

Memberships:

American Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Hitchcock Presbyterian Church in Scarsdale, NY

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