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Todd Tidgewell



Todd Tidgewell is the Leader of Nixon Peabody’s Corporate Practice Group and a partner in the firm’s Private Equity practice. He represents private equity funds, their limited partners and their portfolio companies.

What do you focus on?

I focus on private equity transactions, including the formation and financing of business enterprises, mergers and acquisitions, capital financing and private equity fund formation.

I am corporate counsel to a number of emerging technology companies and privately held businesses and advise private equity, venture capital and angel investors in connection with their portfolio investments.

I am a regular panelist and frequent speaker at events focused on M&A, venture capital and emerging technology and have written on the subject of deal structuring and private finance for several publications. I served as a member of the drafting committee of the National Venture Capital Association’s Standard Forms Project, which released its first set of industry-standard venture capital deal documents in 2004.

I am a member of the Board of Directors of Albany Medical Center and an active member of the Upstate Venture Association of New York.

What do you see on the horizon?

I’m thinking about how lower startup costs reduce barriers to entry and how investors may evolve by deploying smaller amounts of capital with milestones focused on rapid innovation.

Presentations

  • “Populism, Geopolitics and Smart Investing,” Upstate Capital Saratoga Forum, Saratoga Springs, NY, August, 7, 2019

Law360 names attorneys who moved up the firm ranks in Q2

Law360 | August 18, 2021

This article on notable partner-level promotions during Q2 includes the appointment of Providence Labor & Employment partner Stacie Collier to Chief Talent Officer. In addition, NP’s recent appointments to department heads and practice group leaders were included: San Francisco Complex Commercial Disputes partner Tony Barron as Litigation Department chair, Boston Private Equity & Investment Funds partner John Beals as Investment Funds practice group leader, Boston Corporate partner Chris Keefe as Business & Finance Department chair, Los Angeles Corporate partner Shahzad Malik as Tax team co-leader, Washington DC Community Development Finance partner Matt Mullen as Community Development Finance practice group leader, and Albany Private Equity partner Todd Tidgewell as Corporate practice group leader.

Wake Up Call

Bloomberg Law | June 16, 2021

The following article features the selection of Albany partner Todd Tidgewell to lead the Corporate group, providing an overview of his practice and career, and his outlook for growing the group. Head of the Business and Finance Department and Boston partner Chris Keefe is mentioned for previously holding the Corporate PGL role.

Lawyers on the move

New York Law Journal | June 16, 2021

Albany partner Todd Tidgewell’s appointment to leader of the Corporate group is included in this column of notable legal moves.

Albany partner named leader of Nixon Peabody's Corporate practice

Albany Business Review | June 15, 2021

The following article features the selection of Albany partner Todd Tidgewell to lead the Corporate group, providing an overview of his practice and career, and his outlook for growing the group. Head of the Business and Finance Department and Boston partner Chris Keefe is mentioned for previously holding the Corporate PGL role.

Nixon Peabody picks new Corporate practice leader

Law360 | June 15, 2021

The following article features the selection of Albany partner Todd Tidgewell to lead the Corporate group, providing an overview of his practice and career, and his outlook for growing the group. Head of the Business and Finance Department and Boston partner Chris Keefe is mentioned for previously holding the Corporate PGL role.

Movers & Shakers

The Deal | June 15, 2021

The following article features the selection of Albany partner Todd Tidgewell to lead the Corporate group, providing an overview of his practice and career, and his outlook for growing the group. Head of the Business and Finance Department and Boston partner Chris Keefe is mentioned for previously holding the Corporate PGL role.

Linden-backed Evolution Research Group grows footprint

The Deal | March 10, 2020

This article mentions Albany Corporate partner Todd Tidgewell for his representation of Richmond Behavioral Associates, which has been purchased by Evolution Research Group LLC.

How Todd Tidgewell merged law and venture capital into a career

Albany Business Review | January 03, 2019

Albany Corporate partner Todd Tidgewell is profiled in this Q+A that charts his professional path from law firm to venture capital and back. Todd now focuses his legal practice on advising private equity, venture capital and angel investors.

Contact

Todd Tidgewell

Partner
Leader, Corporate Practice Group

Albany

Phone: 518-427-2705

New York

Phone: 212-493-6643


Fax: 866-890-4699

University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.

Yale University, B.A.

New York

Maryland

Todd has been recognized for exceptional standing in the legal community in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2021 for Corporate/M&A (Upstate New York). He has also been recognized by Chambers in previous years,

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