MICHAEL SCHIAVONE has broad experience in public and private securities transactions, representing underwriters and issuers in a wide variety of equity, debt and convertible securities offerings. He also has extensive experience in acquisition finance, debt restructuring and liability management transactions. Michael is regularly cited as a leading attorney for equity-linked products and is listed as a leading practitioner for Capital Markets: Debt & Equity in both Chambers USA (2007–2019) and Chambers Global (2008–2020). He is also recognized for his work in Securities/Capital Markets Law by The Best Lawyers in America (2006–2020) and has been named a New York Super Lawyer for Securities and Corporate Finance (2006–2018). Michael is also recommended in Capital Markets: Debt/Equity Offerings by The Legal 500 US (2013–2017).
Prior to joining Sidley, Michael headed the capital markets practices at two other global law firms, including one of the country’s leading Wall Street firms.
Admissions & Certifications
- New York
- The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1989 (with honors)
- University of Delaware, B.S., 1986 (magna cum laude)