Michael Frattone is a?managing partner of the?Firm and?partner in the Business and Finance Department.? He practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions (representing sellers and buyers), corporate and real estate financings, corporate restructurings, venture capital investments, joint ventures, and executive compensation.
Michael has extensive experience in the mergers and acquisitions area representing buyers and sellers in asset- and stock-based transactions.
In addition, Michael represents one of the largest communications holding companies in the world, with portfolio companies in infrastructure sectors such as cellular and broadcasting towers, rooftop and distributed antenna systems (DAS), and fiber and data centers.
Michael also regularly represents and counsels many newly formed and middle market businesses with respect to their transactional and operational needs.
Villanova University School of Law (J.D. 1994, magna cum laude)
Editor,?Villanova Law Review
Order of the Coif
St. Joseph’s University? (B.S. 1991,?cum laude)
Recognition & Accomplishments
Michael has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer from 2013 – present in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions and was listed for numerous years by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers?as a Rising Star?in the area of?Mergers & Acquisitions.? Michael has also earned an?AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating for ethical standards and legal ability. In 2020, he was?named a “Most Effective Deal Maker” by The Legal Intelligencer.?
Prior to joining the Firm, Michael was an associate in the Corporate Finance Department of the Philadelphia office of Pepper Hamilton LLP.
Michael is on the Board of Directors of The Philadelphia Athletics Youth Sports Association and is a member of the Lloyd Hall Advisory Council.