Stuart H. Gelfond
Fried Frank

Stuart H. Gelfond is a corporate partner resident in Fried Frank's New York office. He joined the Firm in 1986 and became a partner in 1993.

Mr. Gelfond concentrates his practice in corporate finance transactions, including representation of issuers and underwriters, in domestic and international high-yield, investment-grade and convertible debt offerings, acquisition financings, initial public offerings and follow-on equity offerings. He has also been actively involved in corporate restructurings, including acting as lead counsel to ACA Capital Holdings and Sonic Automotive in their corporate reorganizations.

He also regularly represents clients in private equity and acquisition transactions. Mr. Gelfond has experience serving as counsel to corporations and broker-dealers on securities, corporate governance and other regulatory issues.

Mr. Gelfond is consistently recognized by Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business and by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading individual in Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (National). He is also consistently recognized by Legal 500 in Finance: Capital Markets: Equity Offerings - Advice to Managers and Finance: Capital Markets: High-Yield Debt Offerings - Advice to Managers.