Avi J. Sinensky is Counsel to the Firm’s Corporate/Business Practice Group.
Avi’s practice is focused on advising small business owners and high net worth individuals in connection with their corporate transactions, corporate governance matters, business contracts and other business and legal challenges they face on a daily basis.
Avi has extensive experience representing clients in a wide array of complex mergers, consolidations, stock and asset acquisitions, recapitalizations, loan transactions, financing arrangements, private placements, joint ventures and other business transactions.
Avi also advises both start-up companies and growth stage businesses with respect to their corporate structure, governing documents (including shareholder and/or operating agreements), the design of stock option and other equity compensation plans and other corporate securities matters.
Avi joined Meltzer Lippe with prior experience in the Manhattan offices of large, international law firms, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Willkie, Farr & Gallagher LLP.
He received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Yeshiva University.
He is the author of “Not That There is Anything Wrong With That: The Practical and Legal Implications of a Homosexual Professional Athlete,” published in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business and Employment Law.
Avi is admitted to the New York State Bar and was named “One To Watch” by Long Island Business News.
Avi is an avid fan of the New York Mets and New York Jets and an amateur movie critic. He resides in West Hempstead, New York with his wife, Rachel, and daughters, Annie and Emily.