• New York


  • New York State Bar Association


  • Columbia Law School, JD
  • University of Pennsylvania, BS, summa cum laude
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Richard DiStefano


New York, NY v. +1.212.885.5372 f. +1.917.332.3762

Richard DiStefano represents public and private companies, as well as individuals, in corporate and securities matters.  He advises clients on various legal, strategic, and other issues, and his practice has involved companies in a broad range of industries, including those engaged in financial services, retail, marketing, media and entertainment, beverage, personal care, nutritional supplements, and medical device businesses. 

Mr. DiStefano has extensive experience in the areas of capital markets, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate representation. He counsels issuers, underwriters, and broker-dealers, as well as directors, executive officers, and in-house counsel, in a wide variety of matters, including:

  • public and private securities offerings 
  • corporate governance
  • SEC filings and compliance and securities exchange rules
  • proxy statements and consent solicitations
  • divestitures
  • joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • executive employment, shareholder, and other agreements