Ben D. Orlanski

Ben Orlanski's practice focuses on major corporate transactions and strategically solving critical business challenges. He has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions; capital markets transactions; venture capital; private equity; leveraged buyouts; special committee, board of directors and general corporate representation; and corporate governance. His experience covers a wide range of industry sectors, including internet, software, technology, media, financial services, investment banking, manufacturing and consumer products, involving aggregate transactions valued in the billions of dollars.

Mr. Orlanski has been involved in several noteworthy transactions, including the 2010 “Out-of-Court Reorganization of the Year,” as named by The M&A Advisor for work to restructure Allied Cash Advance, LLC, and a “Deal of the Year” for the sale of RIA Envia, Inc. to Euronet, Inc in a $510 million transaction that closed in 2007.

Other noteworthy engagements include the sale of The Mighty Ducks of Anaheim professional hockey club to Dr. Henry Samueli, and the sale of MaxPreps.com, a high school sports website, to a CBS Sports company.

Mr. Orlanski is former co-Chair of the Business Law Update of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and has published articles addressing the majority voting movement, tender offers, securities liability and the practical aspects of Section 409A for emerging companies.

Good to know

Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Capital Markets, 2) Corporate & Finance, 3) Digital Media, 4) Mergers and Acquisitions and 5) Private Equity
Law School University of California Los Angeles School of Law (J.D., 1995)
Education Swarthmore College (B.A, 1990)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
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