Scott A. Mautner

Mr. Mautner is a partner in the corporate department of Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP. Mr. Mautner's practice focuses on transactional corporate and real estate work, including mergers & acquisitions and debt and equity financings (including start-up financing), and acquisitions, sales, and financing of real estate. He also currently acts as an outsource general counsel for start-up and mid-market corporations.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Mautner served as the General Counsel and part of senior management of several technology, media and telecom companies. His senior management experience provides Mr. Mautner with unique insight into both legal and business issues facing commercial clients. As a result, he regularly counsels clients on corporate governance and risk management, regulatory compliance, human resources and employment, commercial agreements, and litigation.

Prior to joining Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever LLP, Mr. Mautner founded his own law firm.

Representative Matters

  • Consummation of Series B Preferred Stock sale of $45 million to private equity and strategic investors and subsequent bridge loan of $10 million to same investors.
  • Sale of online internet broker-dealer pursuant to Section 363 of Bankruptcy Code.
  • Acquisition of division of Global Crossing based in the UK.
  • Acquisition of Radianz Voice Services, a division of Radianz (a Reuters/Equant joint venture) based in the UK, and simultaneous debt transaction to finance acquisition.
  • Sale of telecom company to One Equity Partners (one of the private equity arms of JP Morgan Chase & Co.)
  • Acquisition of Hoy New York, Spanish language newspaper, from The Tribune Company.
  • Acquisition of Rumbo, Spanish language newspaper based in Houston, Texas, from private equity owners.
  • Sale of online and digital Spanish language media and news company to Argentina’s largest newspaper group.
  • Acquisition of software company based in UK and US.
  • Numerous private placements of convertible debt and/or preferred stock to venture funds; angel investors, and friends and family.
  • Numerous lines of credit and term loans, including one transaction involving the restructuring of debt in excess of $50 million.
  • Strategic work-out for purchaser in default of payments under acquisition agreements. Consummation of related debt transaction with a family office to finance the work-out.

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1991
  • University of Michigan, Ross School of Business, B.B.A., 1988, with distinction

Admissions

  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York