ED PETROSKY is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, the co-chair of the firm’s Accounting and Finance Committee and the global chair of the firm’s Capital Markets group. Ed represents both issuers and underwriters in a wide variety of securities offerings and has extensive experience providing legal advice to clients under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Ed currently serves as company counsel and designated underwriters’ counsel for more than 25 companies, with a particular emphasis on REITs, financial institutions, energy and consumer companies. Ed’s practice focuses on IPOs, follow-on common stock offerings, preferred stock offerings, ATM programs, offerings of convertible and exchangeable securities and offerings of senior and subordinated debt securities, including retail and institutional MTN programs and CP programs. He has been involved in more than 365 offerings with an aggregate value in excess of $204 billion since 2010.
Ed is recognized as a leading Equity and Debt lawyer in various publications, including Chambers USA (Band 3), PLC Which Lawyer?, The Legal 500 US (Recommended) and IFLR1000 (Leading Lawyer). In addition, his work in the REIT industry has garnered him acknowledgment in Chambers USA (Band 2) and Hall of Fame status by The Legal 500 US (Leading Lawyer). Ed has been described in Chambers USA by clients and peers as “unquestionably one of the most business-friendly attorneys I’ve worked with” and “customer focused.” In Who’s Who Legal, Ed is noted as “a naturally gifted lawyer” who wins praise for his “technically outstanding work.” He was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for his work in Corporate Law, Securities and Capital Markets.
Ed is a member of New York Cares Board of Directors, an organization committed to driving community impact in New York City through volunteerism.
Admissions & Certifications
- New Jersey
- New York
- Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 1987 (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)
- Seton Hall University, B.S., 1984