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James Attonito’s practice draws on his extensive experience advising clients on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. He is a trusted advisor to clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies that operate in a variety of industries, including food and beverage, manufacturing, technology, healthcare and real estate.


  • International food company in numerous strategic acquisitions with a multi-billion dollar aggregate value.*
  • International construction materials company in various acquisitions.*
  • Public computer networking company in its $1.6 billion acquisition by an electronics company.*
  • Multinational health information technology company in its merger of equals with a healthcare information and services company, resulting in a combined entity with a market capitalization of approximately $17.6 billion.*
  • Global pharmaceutical company in the divestiture of its nuclear imaging business to a radioactive isotopes manufacturer for approximately $690 million.*
  • Telecommunications company in its $430.8 million acquisition by a telecommunications service provider.*
  • International hair restoration company in its $163.5 million acquisition of a leading company in hair replacement services in North America.*
  • American manufacturer in the $160 million disposition of its truck business to a European manufacturer.*
  • Real estate private equity fund in various acquisitions, including multiple hotel management companies.*

* Reflects experience at previous employer


IFLR 1000
M&A "Notable Practitioner" (2023)
The Legal 500 US
M&A: Middle-Market (Sub-$500M) (2018-2019)



  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 2006
  • B.A., Philosophy, New York University, 2001


  • New York