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Career Biography

Stephen F. Ritner focuses his practice exclusively in corporate and business matters with special emphasis in mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financing and counseling middle market growth businesses. He is also of Counsel to the firm Gould Yaffe and Golden.
Prior to becoming Special Counsel, Stephen spent 16 years as a partner in the corporate group at Stevens & Lee and five years as Of Counsel in the corporate group at Blank Rome. In addition, he has been a FINRA licensed investment banker since 2003 and worked as managing director at Griffin Financial Group, LLC from 2007 to 2009.

Stephen has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, equity finance and corporate structuring. He has provided representation in many small and mid-sized merger & acquisition transactions as well as managed larger more sophisticated matters. His clients and transactional experience include representing businesses from a wide range of industries, such as pharmaceutical services, consulting and business services, specialty manufacturing, value added distribution, trucking and warehousing, construction services, consumer products, technology services and life sciences.
During his career, Stephen has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Small Business section. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and Philadelphia Arts & Business Council.

Representative Matters

The sale of assets of a career transition and executive coaching business.

Three asset acquisition transactions for the roll-up in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts of a used clothing and recycling business.

Eight acquisition transactions for a healthcare services company of mobile x-ray companies and clinic laboratories.

The sale of assets of a company providing digital marketing services, mobile application development, hosting, media buying and other marketing services primarily to the pharmaceutical industry.

A private equity financing for a technology company which provides learning software to healthcare and pharmaceutical companies. 

The sale of stock for a home care nursing subsidiary of a health regional care company to an entity seeking to roll up various home care agencies and the investment by the seller into the parent of the purchaser.

The negotiation, structure and sale of assets of a truck brokerage business with $72 million in annual revenue to a private-equity backed company.

 The sale of assets of a value-added distributor of gas springs and related products to a public company.
The sale of assets of a lead forming equipment manufacturer to a private equity backed enterprise.
The purchase of assets, including the real estate of an assisted living facility, by an entrepreneur.
The purchase of assets by a private investor of a specialty manufacturing company, which designs and manufacturers calibrated lighting equipment for sales internationally.
The sale of assets or stock of seven intermodal trucking companies located throughout the United States as part of a “roll-up” into a national freight company.
The sale of stock of a privately-owned HMO to a publicly-owned, nationally recognized HMO.
The acquisition of assets of a specialty printing company by an entrepreneurial industry consultant and the corresponding negotiation of the debt financing.
The acquisition of assets of a specialty chemical company by a publicly-held pharmaceutical company.

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Stephen F. Ritner

Special Counsel
P: 215.546.9090
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Philadelphia, PA

Corporate and Business
Pennsylvania - 1972
Pennslyvania Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania 
United States Supreme Court
Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
George Washington University Law School, J.D. w/ Honors 1972
University of Delaware, B.S. Accounting 1969
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Philadelphia Bar Association
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