Thomas P. Conaghan - McDermott Will & Emery


Tom Conaghan represents public and private companies, underwriters and other sources of capital, corporate boards and board committees, and corporate executives.  He advises US- and foreign-based public companies on issues relating to mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures, strategic investments, spin-offs, public and private offerings of securities (including initial public offerings (IPOs)), disclosure, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting, corporate governance, executive compensation, and the stock exchange-listed company rules. Tom also advises sponsors, investors and targets in SPAC (Special Purpose Acquisition Corporation) transactions.

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  • Represented AirSculpt Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRS), a national provider of body contouring procedures under the brand, Elite Body Sculpture, and AirSculpt’s majority stockholder Vesey Street Capital Partners, in the $90 million IPO of AirSculpt Technologies
  • Represented Travis Boersma, founder of Dutch Bros. Coffee (NYSE: BROS), a drive-through coffee chain, in its $550 million IPO
  • Represented OCR Investment in its acquisition of a 50% stake in Ocean Casino Resort, a hotel, casino and resort in Atlantic City, from Luxor Capital

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  • M&A Advisor, Consumer M&A Deal of the Year, for representation of Dogfish Head Brewery in its $300 million merger with the Boston Beer Company (2019)
  • M&A Advisor, Consumer M&A Deal of the Year, for representation of Fila Korea and Mirae Asset Private Equity in the $1.225 billion acquisition of Acushnet Company (Titleist Golf) from Fortune Brands, Inc. (2011)

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  • Greater Washington, DC Board of Trade, Legal Task Force for the Greater Washington Smart Region Movement
  • Capital Lacrosse Club, president


University of Notre Dame Law School, JD, cum laude, 1995
University of Notre Dame, BA, 1992

District of Columbia