Lee Adam Nisson

Associate | New York

lnisson@mofo.com | (212) 336-4137 lnisson@mofo.com
(212) 336-4137

Lee Nisson is an associate in Morrison & Foerster’s New York office. He is a member of the firm’s Corporate Group.

Lee’s practice focuses on corporate and securities transactions, including complex mergers and acquisitions. He has advised on matters in a range of industries, including healthcare, technology, retail apparel, and structured financial products. He is also a member of MoFo’s Blockchain + Smart Contracts Group.

Lee received his J.D. from the New York University School of Law, where he was a Competitions Staff Editor of the Moot Court Board. He received his B.A. from Brandeis University, where he graduated summa cum laude with highest honors in History and Business.

Lee was a Summer Associate at Morrison & Foerster in 2017, during which time he assisted with a variety of litigation, capital markets, and transactional work.

Lee is proficient in Hebrew and Japanese.

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Experience

  • Sky Harbour LLC, a developer of private aviation infrastructure focused on building, leasing, and managing business aviation hangars, in its business combination agreement with Yellowstone Acquisition Company (NASDAQ: YSAC, YSACU, and YSACW), a publicly traded SPAC sponsored by Boston Omaha Corporation (NASDAQ:BOMN). The combined company will have an implied pro forma equity market value of approximately $777 million at closing.

  • Cornerstone Capital Group, an SEC-registered investment advisor and early leader of ESG investing, in its merger with Pathstone, an independently operated advisory firm offering families, family offices, and select nonprofit institutions comprehensive family office services and customized investment advice.

  • Rakuten Medical, a clinical stage, global biotechnology company developing precision, cell-targeting therapies to treat cancer utilizing a proprietary photo-immunotherapy platform, in a carve-out asset acquisition of a key component of the mechanism of action for the company’s products from Li-Cor, and a concurrent $90 million convertible note financing.

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