Scott Rissmiller

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 Counsel Washington, D.C.
srissmiller@crowell.com
Phone: +1 202.654.6714
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Scott Rissmiller is a counsel in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office and is a member of the firm’s Corporate Group. Scott uses a practical, business-minded approach to advise private and public clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate governance, equity and debt financings, and complex commercial agreements. Scott represents clients in a wide-variety of industries, including healthcare, technology, financial services, biotechnology, and government contracts.

Representative transactions include:

  • A multinational privately held company in connection with its acquisition of a privately-held consumer goods company.
  • A multinational privately held company in connection with its acquisition of a majority ownership of a privately-held consumer goods company.
  • A defense contractor in its carve-out and sale of a business unit.
  • OpenText Corporation, a NASDAQ and Toronto Stock Exchange listed provider of information technology, in connection with its acquisitions of Catalyst Repository Systems, Inc.,
  • An artificial intelligence company in connection with its seed financing.
  • A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in connection with its acquisition of a cloud communications software provider.
  • A privately-held molecular diagnostic assay company in connection with its licensing of a molecular assay.
  • A health information exchange in participation agreements and various vendor arrangements.
  • The creation of MEMX, which intends to launch a new equities exchange, and funding by Citadel, Virtu, BAML, Morgan Stanley, UBS, E*TRADE, Fidelity, Schwab and TD Ameritrade.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Scott worked for a large international law firm in Washington, D.C. where he advised private and public companies regarding mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial matters, and corporate governance.



Affiliations

Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Massachusetts

Memberships

American Bar Association



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