Pro Business Plans is not a law firm, but is happy to refer our clients to the services of our partner attorney, who has worked with us and many of our clients
Lawrence Levinson is a multi-disciplinary corporate, M&A, and technology lawyer who utilizes his two systems engineering degrees and industry experience to represent clients in business and technology transactions.
Mr. Levinson has been the principal corporate lawyer in charge of several billion-dollar acquisitions and mergers of public companies, in which he commanded teams of 50 lawyers and coordinated 20 law firms.
He also has decades of experience in transactional, acquisition and systems projects in regulated industries including banking and financial institutions, transportation and infrastructure, health care, telecommunications, aerospace and defense, and his knowledge of the overall regulatory framework in such sectors enables him to efficiently apply new layers such as cybersecurity and social media.
Mr. Levinson was instrumental in the founding of several banks and conducted the regulatory work for the acquisition of a publicly traded international bank holding company from its controlling governmental owner.
He has had extensive involvement with major infrastructure projects including working with the New York MTA on the Second Avenue Subway, representing railcar manufacturers in contracts with MTA, AMTRAK and other transit agencies, and most recently working with Fiberless Networks Corporation and the City of New York-Office of Technology in contracts for the state of the art telecom system for Governors Island.
His engineering and software background is a unique attribute in servicing clients in synchronization with rapidly changing legal and technology developments, including cybersecurity and defense contracts. He works with clients in writing and presenting strategic proposals and responses to RFPs, and creating complex licensing, joint venture, product development and strategic alliances. Mr. Levinson is the inventor of four (4) fully issued United States Patents.
Mr. Levinson is skilled in the arts of negotiation and deal making, and having represented all players, is able to balance competing interests and achieve effective results for clients.
He has decades of experience in counseling closely held and family businesses in succession planning, LLC, partnership and shareholder agreements, buy-outs, “corporate divorces” and in creating family investment vehicles, sometimes serving as many as thirty years as the family legal counselor.
He is also a talented presenter and public speaker and created CLE programs including “Cybersecurity and Privacy Law”, “Drafting and Negotiating Software and Technology Development Agreements” , and “Go Shop - Delaware Law of Public Company Mergers and Acquisitions”,EDUCATION
Harvard University (J.D., Magna Cum Laude)
Princeton University (B.S. Honors, Computer Systems Engineering)
NYU Poly Engineering School (M.S. Transportation Engineering)
Grumman Aerospace Corporation Scholar
ENGINEERING INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
Grumman Aerospace Corporation -- F-14 and E-2C Programs
HNTB Engineers (international A/E firm) - Transit, Highway, Airports
Appointed by Governor Cuomo to Metropolitan Transportation Authority Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee and New York City Transit Authority Advisory Council
MEMBER : Engineer’s Country Club, Roslyn, NY
E-mail : [email protected]
Phone No : 212-697-5700, 917-655-2503