Areas of Focus
Lindsay Waiser is an experienced corporate attorney whose solutions help clients navigate mergers, acquisitions, and buyouts, and execute the business agreements shaping the future of their operations. She focuses on understanding each client’s end goals, outlining practical strategies, and getting deals done.
Lindsay has developed particular experience leading acquisitions for small-to-midsized private companies. She handles all aspects, from initial document drafting to negotiations and closings. Marketing, public relations and hospitality clients value her practical and efficient approach and her ability to provide business-focused advice before taking next steps. She also understands the important role employment agreements play in successful acquisition transactions.
When crafting operating and shareholder agreements and handling related buy-out activities, Lindsay provides a calming and practical presence in tense situations. She is a trusted partner who facilitates resolutions when difficult challenges arise. Detail-oriented and efficient, Lindsay ensures her clients remain focused on the elements that drive outcomes in line with their budgets and long-term goals.
Lindsay also represents restaurateurs and property owners in restaurant management agreements as well as other clients in the hospitality industry. Her deep understanding of that industry and her ability to explain complex documents and serve as a sounding board help drive thoughtful and logical decisions for her clients.
Represented a full-service digital agency in its acquisition of a leading multicultural marketing agency.
Guided the owners of a culture-driven, creative agency on noncompete and compensation issues in the sale of its majority ownership interest to one of the largest global advertising and communications groups.
Counseled the shareholders of an award-winning public relations and digital marketing agency based in Boston in their sale to a member of the agency's senior leadership team.
Advised the 50-percent owner of a legacy jewelry company in his buyout of the other 50-percent owner to gain full ownership of the more than 100-year-old company.
Acted on behalf of a Michelin Star chef/proprietor on the development of a restaurant in Rockefeller Center, as part of a venture with a major American real estate company.
- New York Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2005)
- Associate Editor, New York Law School Law Review
- Emory University, Goizueta Business School (B.B.A., 2002)
- New York