Lee van Egmond is a Partner in the Corporate Practice Group, where she focuses her practice on corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and strategic advice. She is based in the Pittsburgh office.
For over two decades, Lee has advised clients on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures for both public and privately-held corporations. She also routinely counsels clients on private equity and venture capital fund investments. In addition to her private company focus, Lee has extensive experience in advising on complex corporate transactions and all forms of commercial arrangements, including joint ventures. She also advises and regularly presents to clients and boards on corporate fiduciary matters.
Lee has experience in the manufacturing, technology, wholesale distribution, entertainment, investment, retail and life science industries – both in day-to-day counseling and transactional matters. Her clients value her ability to identify key legal and business issues, protecting their interests during the negotiation process while effectively closing the deal. Lee has acted as outside general counsel to several middle market companies based in Pittsburgh for over 20 years.
Lee has also represented financial institutions in acquisition financing, syndicated lending, secured and unsecured lines of credit, asset-based loans, working capital facilities, senior and subordinated debt financings, and as counsel to administrative and collateral agents, lenders, participants and trustees. Lee maintains an active borrower financing practice with clients in the retail, construction, engineering and manufacturing industries.
J.D., West Virginia University College of Law
M.A. in English Literature, West Virginia University
B.S. in Business Administration, West Virginia University
Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP
Reed Smith LLP
Jackson Kelly PLLC
West Virginia Law Review