Stella Lellos has significant experience in all aspects of complex corporate transactions. She focuses her practice on private company mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, corporate finance transactions and general corporate representation of U.S.-based and international companies. Stella advises on a broad range of general corporate matters for companies in media, healthcare, consumer products, technology, manufacturing, retail and hospitality.
A partner in Rivkin Radler’s Corporate Practice Group, Stella advises companies from startup to maturity and has handled many joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions of assets and stock in a variety of industries, many involving cross-border issues. She has represented debtors and acquirers in distressed merger and acquisition transactions, including Section 363 asset sales and out-of-court transactions.
Stella regularly advises clients on structuring and implementing domestic and international joint ventures, as well as trademark and software licensing, executive employment and compensation issues, and corporate governance matters. Her extensive experience covers all forms of corporate agreements, including service agreements, employment and consulting agreements, manufacturing and distribution agreements, and licensing.
She routinely represents both domestic and international clients in the startup and expansion of businesses across international lines, assisting foreign clients entering the U.S. market with the selection of appropriate business entities, ownership structures and tax implications, and advising domestic clients with overseas expansion, including working with local counsel to achieve optimal results. Her international experience extends to issues related to the importation and exportation of goods, licensing and cross border agreements.
Stella is a frequent speaker at the New York City Bar Center on topics related to the formation and use of limited liability companies, mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate issues.
Stella is fluent in French and Greek, and is admitted as a Solicitor in the courts of England and Wales.
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Touro School of Law, Juris Doctor cum laude
University of London, LL.M., in Banking and Finance Law
Keele University, England, LL.M., International, European and Comparative Law