Meehan, Aileen C.

Aileen C. Meehan

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Aileen Meehan has more than 25 years' experience as a corporate transactional lawyer. Her areas of experience include public and private mergers and acquisitions, stock and asset acquisitions, purchases and sales of private companies, and private placements and public offerings of equity and debt securities. She also counsels clients on matters related to SEC filings and corporate governance matters. Her practice particularly focuses on the insurance, retail and health care sectors.

Aileen Meehan has more than 25 years' experience as a corporate transactional lawyer. Her areas of experience include public and private mergers and acquisitions, stock and asset acquisitions, purchases and sales of private companies, and private placements and public offerings of equity and debt securities. She also counsels clients on matters related to SEC filings and corporate governance matters. Her practice particularly focuses on the insurance, retail and health care sectors.

Aileen's experience includes advising: 

  • The purchaser of a publicly traded property and casualty insurance company
  • The parent company of a U.S.-based reinsurance company in the sale of the subsidiary
  • The purchaser of a surplus lines insurance company
  • The purchaser of a shell insurance company in connection with the acquisition and licensing of the company
  • A publicly traded title insurance company in its acquisition by another title insurance company
  • In connection with the formation and subsequent initial public offering of a specialty lines insurance company
  • In connection with the underwritten public offering of debt securities by an insurance holding company
  • An insurance company in connection with the formation of a special purpose vehicle and the private placement of its secured notes under Rule 144A
  • A hedge fund in connection with industry loss warranties and insurance linked securities in derivative form
  • In the formation of an offshore reinsurance company and in connection with its private placement of auction rate preferred stock secured by a letter of credit facility
  • An insurance holding company in connection with a syndicated loan facility
  • An insurance holding company in the acquisition of a California workers compensation insurance company
  • A publicly traded subprime mortgage company in its sale to a private equity buyer
  • An insurance company in connection with the repurchase of its surplus notes
  • As co-counsel to a Canadian fraternal benefit organization in its acquisition of a U.S.-based financial services company
  • A bankruptcy partner in the sale of a jewelry retailer to a consortium of buyers in a Chapter 11 proceeding
  • A health care company in the spin-off of two subsidiaries
  • A broadband technology company in its initial public offering
  • The stockholders of a privately held Scottish technology company in the sale of the company to a U.S. purchaser
  • The parent company of an industrial minerals company in the sale of its subsidiary
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Education
  • J.D., New York University School of Law
  • A.B., Princeton University
Bar Admissions
  • New York
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Professional Affiliations
    • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
    • Member, American Bar Association
Awards & Recognitions
  • Named, The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law (2020-2021)