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Michael Zaino

Michael Zaino

New York, New York
(212) 909-9500
Corporate Department
Michael Zaino has significant experience advising clients across the spectrum of corporate transactions from leveraged buyouts, growth capital investments, senior and mezzanine debt financings, venture capital investments and to joint ventures. Leading private equity investors and entrepreneurs regularly turn to Michael for strategic advice, efficiency and deal execution expertise. His diverse deal background and high-level understanding of businesses makes him a trusted resource advising clients in various industries and sectors, including telecommunications & media, aerospace & defense, IT services, industrial and logistics & transportation.
Michael's diverse background spanning all facets of corporate transactions and industries provides a unique and highly valuable resource to his clients.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Real Estate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions


  • Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
    • J.D.
  • Yale University
    • B.A.

Representative Cases

  • Represented Sally Lou Fashions, a second-generation apparel company in its sale to a competitor.
  • Represented BillyBey Ferry LLC in its sale to Port Imperial Ferry Company.
  • Represented Bytemark Inc. in re-capitalization led by a consortium including Siemens Venture Capital and init AG.
  • Represented Autobody Jobbers Inc. in the strategic acquisition of the warehouse business of C.R.C Line Inc.
  • Represented eSports LLC, a leader in e-Sports gaming in its initial capital raise.
  • Represented Integrity Square in its investment in HigherDose LLC.

Wachtel Missry LLP
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New York, NY 10017
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Hudson Valley Office
321 Wall Street
Kingston, NY 12401
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California Office:
2030 Main Street
Suite 1200
Irvine, CA 92614
Tel: (949) 660-8824
Fax: (212) 909-9511
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