Professionals

Kyle M. Lawrence, Esq.

Personal Information

  • Position: Partner
  • Practice Areas: Corporate & Securities, Emerging Technologies
  • Phone: 516-599-0888
  • Email: klawrence@frblaw.com

Professional Experience

Kyle is a Partner with FRB’s Corporate & Securities Practice Group, and with the Emerging Technologies Practice Group. Kyle’s practice is focused on corporate and private securities matters, serving clients as lead counsel on all types of corporate transactions including private placements, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate finance, planning and strategies, licensing, manufacturing, supply and distribution arrangements. He provides dedicated hands-on personal support to clients from negotiation to closing and beyond.

Kyle regularly represents clients in a wide range of industries including telecommunications, food and nutraceutical manufacturing and distribution, restaurants, emerging technologies, retail, light manufacturing, commercial and private lending, architecture and software development. He also regularly advises private issuers and principals with respect to operations and compliance matters in his active private equity practice.

In mergers and acquisitions transactions, Kyle has regularly represented both buyers and sellers of businesses. Over the past 15 years, he has successfully closed numerous deals with business owners selling their businesses to strategic buyers, private equity funds, and private equity backed strategic buyers both domestically and internationally. With respect to securities offering and financing transactions, Kyle has significant experience representing both issuers and founders on the one hand, and investors on the other hand, giving him years of experience related to private securities offerings, venture capital and similar startup financings, and FINRA and SEC regulatory issues.

As part of the firm’s Emerging Technologies Practice Group, Kyle’s practice has expanded to include advising companies on blockchain, cryptocurrency, Web3 and NFT matters, with a focus on how the corporate and securities matters affect these types of projects.

Education

  • Hofstra University – Juris Doctor
  • Tulane University – Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and English

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York

Areas of Concentration

  • Corporate and Securities – Corporate Counsel
  • Corporate and Securities – Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate and Securities – Corporate Finance/Private Securities Offerings
  • Emerging Technology – Cryptocurrency and Non-fungible Tokens

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