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Anthony J. Ippolito

Anthony J. Ippolito

Partner| Orange County

Tony Ippolito advises companies and their owners in securities law matters, SEC reporting and business transactions. He has particular experience advising small public companies in securities offerings and SEC reporting. Tony also has experience in mergers and acquisitions; private placements and venture capital financings; loan financings; securities offerings and reporting compliance; entity formations and governance; owner relations, buyouts, and disputes; and general contract negotiations. Prior to joining Snell & Wilmer, Tony was a certified public accountant.

Tony has represented clients in a wide variety of industries, including technology, pharmaceutical and medical products, manufacturing and retail.

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Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Represented sister companies engaged in the manufacture of prosthetic and related devices and their primary shareholders in an auction of a majority interest to two private equity groups in a recapitalization and related financing through an institutional lender
  • Represented the founder of a venture-backed car care products company in the sale of the business to a strategic buyer
  • Represented minority shareholder of a real estate investment company in connection with the leveraged buyout of other shareholders
  • Represented the owner of a window fashion manufacturing company in the sale of the business to a strategic buyer
  • Represented the owner of an independent clothing retailer in the sale of the business to a primary supplier
  • Represented charter bus company in the acquisition of a large tour and charter bus company in Hawaii
Securities Offerings and Reporting Compliance
  • Represented engineering services company in connection with its $28 million initial public offering
  • Represented developer of cryogenic shipping devices in connection with multiple public offerings, PIPE transactions, and private placements
  • Represented multiple smaller public companies in connection with compliance with SEC reporting and exchange rules
Owner Relations, Buyouts, and Disputes
  • Represented 50% owner of construction product company in buyout of other founder to resolve disputes over operations and management of company
  • Represented minority owners of family owned and operated real estate investment company in dispute among owners in the exercise of their corporate rights to gain control of company and buyout the other family members' interest in company
  • Loyola Law School (J.D., 2006)
    • Chief Technical Editor, Entertainment Law Review
  • University of California at Los Angeles (B.A., Economics, 2000)
  • State Bar of California
    • Business Law Section
  • Orange County Bar Association
    • Business and Corporate Law Section
  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
  • Association of Corporate Growth, Orange County Chapter
  • "2019 Annual Meeting Season," Co-Author, Corporate Communicator (Winter 2018-2019)
  • "Dynamex and the Destruction of the Independent Contractor Model," Co-Presenter, Orange County FEI Professional Development Session, Newport Beach, CA (October 10, 2018)
  • "2018 Annual Meeting Season," Co-Author, Corporate Communicator (Winter 2018)
  • "2017 Annual Meeting Season," Co-Author, Corporate Communicator (Winter 2017)
  • "2016 Annual Meeting Season," Co-Author, Corporate Communicator (Winter 2016)
  • "Negotiating Letters of Intent in M&A Transactions," Presenter, USC Gould School of Law Course, Los Angeles, California (February 2014)
  • "SEC Update: Say-on-Pay and Equity Compensation Plans," Co-Author, Corporate Communicator (Winter 2014)
  • "Life Sciences, Healthcare, BioTech," Panelist, TiECON SouthWest 2012, Cerritos, CA (October 6, 2012)
  • "Private Target M&A Deal Points: An Interactive Case Study," Presenter, Private Equity Association Los Angeles (PEALA), Los Angeles, CA (March 8, 2012)
  • "The M&A Case Study: Key Strategies for Negotiating Letters of Intent to Buy or Sell a Business," Presenter, Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Orange County (October 1, 2010)
  • Southern California Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition, Mergers and Acquisitions (2013-2018)
  • FTI Consulting, Inc., Forensic Accountant, CPA
  • California
  • Supreme Court of California