Lawrence Metelitsa

PARTNER

Woodbridge

Tel: (732) 395-4405
Fax: (732) 395-4401

 

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Lawrence Metelitsa is a Partner at Lucosky Brookman LLP. Mr. Metelitsa advises issuers and underwriters in connection with U.S. and global offerings of securities and stock exchange listings. He also represents issuers and their boards of directors with respect to reporting and other obligations under the U.S. securities laws and corporate governance and regulatory matters, specializing in the registration of securities under the Securities Act of 1933 and compliance with reporting requirements under the Exchange Act of 1934. Mr. Metelitsa regularly counsels public companies on initial public offerings securities, mergers and acquisitions, Private Investment in Public Equity (PIPE) transactions, equity lines and various corporate finance transactions.

HE HAS PARTICULAR EXPERIENCE WITH THE FOLLOWING:
  • Private investments in public equity financings (PIPEs)

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Counseling public companies and Investment Banks on initial and secondary public offerings of securities

  • Alternative public offerings and self-filings

  • Secured and unsecured lending transactions

Mr. Metelitsa is also an active participant in various charitable organizations. He is a member of the New York Board of Young Leaders for the Save a Child’s Heart Foundation, an international humanitarian project that performs life-saving cardiac surgery for children from developing countries. In addition, Mr. Metelitsa is also a director of the Lucosky Brookman Charitable Foundation with the primary goal of using the power of philanthropy to impact the lives of those less fortunate with a particular focus on children’s charities.

 

Prior to joining Lucosky Brookman, Mr. Metelitsa was an associate at a New York-based securities law firm after having clerked for more than two years while attending law school.


Mr. Metelitsa is a graduate of New York Law School where he earned the 2007 and 2008 Grand Street Boys Association Scholarship for academic excellence. Mr. Metelitsa graduated from Binghamton University, cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Politics, Philosophy and Law. While attending college, he interned at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

REPRESENTATIVE TRANSACTIONS:
  • Representation of California based chain of retail hydroponic stores in connection with a $50,000,000 merger with a Colorado based chain of retail hydroponic stores.

  • Representation of a NJ-based AIM listed diagnostics company specializing in the development, manufacture, and supply of rapid, point-of-care screening and testing products in a $17,500,000 underwritten offering of its common stock and dual-listing onto the NASDAQ Global Select market.

  • Representation of publicly-traded New Jersey based service provider and reseller of software solutions in connection with a $1,500,000 underwritten offering of its common stock and warrants on a Form S-1 Registration Statement.

  • Representation of a NJ based manufacturer and marketer of specialty pre-prepared, frozen and refrigerated "all natural" food products in a reverse merger and $12,500,000 offering of the company’s common stock.

  • Representation of a broker-dealer in connection with a $3,000,000 private placement of certain equity securities, including the drafting of a Private Placement Memorandum, Subscription Agreement, Common Stock Purchase Warrant, Operating Agreement and Joinder Agreement.

  • Representation of a publicly-traded Illinois based manufacturing and construction company specializing in designing and building athletic facilities and manufacturing high end synthetic turf products in connection with two private placements of the company’s equity securities by a FINRA registered broker dealer in the aggregate amount of $9,250,000.

  • Representation of a privately held New York based designer of bio-medical devices in connection with a private placement of the company’s equity securities by a FINRA registered broker dealer in the aggregate amount of $8,400,000.

  • Representation of a Florida based private equity fund, as lender, a Maryland-based private equity fund, as borrower, and certain subsidiaries of the borrower, as joint and several guarantors, in connection with a $3,000,000 Senior Secured Revolving Credit Facility advanced in several tranches and collateralized by, among other things, a first priority security interest in all assets of the parent company, its subsidiaries and certain third-parties.

  • Representation of a publicly-traded New York-based integrated marketing company in connection with a $2,000,000 equity financing and the registration of the company’s common stock on a Form S-1 Registration Statement.

  • Representation of a privately-held New Jersey based producer and distributor of digital media content in connection with a $3,000,000 Series A financing consisting of convertible preferred equity and common stock purchase warrants.

  • Representation of a New York based real estate investment company in connection with the formation of a real estate investment fund. 

  • Representation of a Massachussettes based private equity fund in connection with debt financing of a California based biotechnology company in the medical device and regenerative medicine industry.

EDUCATION:

New York Law School
J.D.

Binghamton University
B.S., cum laude

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS:

New York

New Jersey

HONORS & AWARDS:

New Jersey Law Journal

New Leaders of the Bar Award 2018

Super Lawyer Rising Star 2018

Super Lawyer Rising Star 2017