Vincent R. Martorana
Reed Smith LLP
Vincent Martorana is counsel in the Corporate & Securities Group with Reed Smith LLP’s New York office. His practice includes the representation of clients in domestic and cross-border mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, strategic alliances, licensing arrangements, corporate restructurings, private equity investments, and securities offerings. He also regularly provides advice on corporate governance and state laws governing business entities (including Delaware and New York corporate, partnership, and limited liability company law). Mr. Martorana has represented a wide range of clients—from start-up and early-stage companies to well-established enterprises—in various industries, including technology, healthcare, pharmaceutical products, consumer products, and energy.
Mr. Martorana has extensive experience providing advice on contract drafting, analysis, and interpretation relating to disputes, settlements, and negotiated transactions. He has presented his continuing legal education contract-drafting courses for in-house legal departments and at various other venues, including Practising Law Institute, Strafford Webinars, The Business Development Academy, the National Academy of Continuing Legal Education, Commercial Law WebAdvisor, the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers Association, the Brooklyn Bar Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association, and the Westchester County Bar Association.
He is the author of Drafting Points, a blog that is dedicated to contract-drafting issues. He has also written several articles on contract drafting and interpretation and is the co-author of the Reed Smith LLP white paper A Guide to Contract Interpretation (February 2013).
Mr. Martorana received his J.D. in 2002 from University of Chicago Law School, and his B.S., magna cum laude, in 1999 from University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School.