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B. Ashby Hardesty, Jr.

Fax +1.212.536.3901
Ashby Hardesty is an associate in the corporate group of the firm’s New York office. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, transactional work, and general corporate matters.

Professional Background

During law school, Mr. Hardesty interned in the legal department of Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC). Additionally, he was a judicial intern for the Hon. Alvin K. Hellerstein of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and for the Lord Chief Justice of the Northern Ireland Royal Courts. Mr. Hardesty was a summer associate for the firm in 2013.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Pathfinder, Class of 2018
  • LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York
  • Represented a renewables-focused private equity firm in its sale of a hydroelectric power producer.
  • Represented a registered investment advisor in its purchase of assets from another registered investment advisor.
  • Represented a publicly-traded industrial products conglomerate in its acquisition of a tungsten/tungsten carbide products manufacturer.
  • Represented a publicly-traded independent power producer in its joint venture transaction with a European renewable energy developer.
  • Represented a publicly-traded independent power producer in its acquisition of wind power projects in France and Scotland.
  • Represented a publicly-traded pulp and paper company in its acquisition of a corrugated packaging plant.
  • Represented a private equity firm in its acquisition of a digital media company.
  • Represented a Spanish-language media company through a corporate restructuring to facilitate the company’s participation in a government auction of broadcast spectrum.