Marisa A. White

Marisa A. White

Senior Associate

Marisa White focuses on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, corporate governance, and general business representation. She has experience representing both public and private companies in a variety of industries, including private equity, consumer products, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and technology.

Ms. White has represented financial and strategic buyers and sellers in complex mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions, as well as representing NYSE- and NASDAQ-listed companies in public and private equity offerings, bond offerings, and tender offers. She also advises public companies in corporate governance matters and securities law compliance, including all aspects of registration and reporting under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Ms. White attended St. John's University School of Law, where she was a member of the St. John's Law Review.


  • Harbour Point Capital in its investment in AdvantageCare Rehabilitation and its affiliated companies (providers of rehabilitation, home care and healthcare consulting services).
  • Kongsberg Gruppen ASA (NO:KOG) in its sale of Hydroid, Inc., a leading supplier of small and autonomous underwater vessels, to Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) for $350 million.
  • UnderSea Sensor Systems, Inc. (USSI), a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics Holdings plc, in the sale of its fuel cell business to Adaptive Energy LLC, a portfolio company of Sleeping Bear Capital.
  • Koepon Holding BV in its combination with Cooperative Resources International, forming URUS (a holding company with cooperative and private ownership), a global provider of bovine genetics and related services.
  • J.W. Childs Associates L.P., a private equity fund, in the sale of SIMCOM, a provider of flight simulator-based training services, to Directional Aviation Capital.
  • Emigrant Capital, a private equity fund, in its acquisition of GOLF magazine and from Meredith Corporation.
  • DC Capital, a private equity fund, in its acquisition of Janus Global Operations, a global logistics and stability operations contractor.
  • Ultra Electronics Holdings plc in its announced acquisition of Sparton Corporation for approximately $235 million (terminated).
  • American Securities, a private equity fund, in its acquisition of Mortgage Contracting Services, a leading national provider of outsourced solutions for mortgage services across the mortgage cycle.
  • Lonza, a Switzerland-based pharmaceutical, biotech and specialty ingredients supplier, in the strategic acquisition of InterHealth Nutraceuticals Inc., a portfolio company of Kainos Capital.
  • Pamplona Capital Management, a private equity fund, in its acquisition of a majority stake of Alvogen, a multinational pharmaceutical company.*
  • The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. in its acquisition of GLAMGLOW, a leading manufacturer and marketer of prestige beauty products.*
  • The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. in its acquisition of RODIN olio lusso, a luxury skin care brand.*
  • Defy Media, LLC in its acquisition of various digital gaming properties from Viacom Inc.*
  • Jarden Corporation in its acquisition of Lifoam Holdings, Inc, a leading manufacturer of foam products.*
  • Jarden Corporation in several capital market transactions, including its tender offer of common stock and private offerings of convertible notes and common stock.*
  • The Coleman Company, Inc. in its sale of its propane business to Worthington Industries, Inc.*
  • Kanders & Company, Inc. in its acquisition of Safariland, LLC, a leading manufacturer and brand of protective products for law enforcement and military, from BAE Systems.*

*Previous firm experience


  • JD, St. John's University School of Law, 2008
  • BA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2005, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • New York
  • New Jersey

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