Practice Expertise

  • Corporate
  • Private Equity
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Family-Owned and Closely-Held Business ...

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate
  • Family-Owned and Closely-Held Business ...
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Art and Museum Law
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WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • Mergers & Acquisitions Group - Member
  • Private Equity Group - Member


Andrew P. Beame is a Partner in the firm’s Corporate department, where he represents a wide variety of clients in transactional matters and as outside general counsel in corporate and transactional matters. His transactional practice is primarily focused on private equity, venture capital financing and mergers and acquisitions. He represents a wide variety of clients including private equity firms, private companies, charitable organizations and family offices.

Mr. Beame also regularly advises emerging growth companies in all stages of their life cycle in areas such as entity formation, company contracts, employment agreements, capital raising and mergers and acquisitions. He has served as counsel for companies in a broad range of industries, including life sciences, software, e-commerce, retail, healthcare, reinsurance, spirits, financial services and education. Mr. Beame also has significant experience advising non-profit entities in connection with their impact investments.

Representative Matters

Represented training service company in sale to private equity firm.

Represented software company in sale to strategic buyer.

Represented compensation management company in its sale to a private-equity backed strategic acquiror.

Represented private equity firm in its investment in an entertainment company.

Represented management in sale of investigative services company to private-equity backed strategic acquiror.

Representation of compensation management company in software as a service license/services agreements.

Represented finance company in sale of its business to a newly formed equity fund.

Represented luxury beauty products and spa service retail chain owned by private equity firm in sale to major department store.

Representation of family office in connection with investments in early stage companies and family settlement agreement.

Representation of foundation in connection with program related investments in early stage companies in the healthcare industry.

Represented global electronics company in the acquisition of lighting products company.

Representation of Foundation in connection with its acquisition of a pet-related technology company.

Represented food blog company in its sale to a digital media company.

Represented real estate appraisal business in sale to strategic acquiror.

Represented private equity firm in the sale of its pet services portfolio company.

Represented of healthcare company in connection with its initial financing transaction and several follow-on investments.

Representation of private equity firm in the acquisition of an organic cosmetics company.

Represented Fortune 100 financial services company in a private investment in a publicly traded natural resources company.

Represented exempt organization in an acquisition of an events and publications division of a media company.

Represented leading investigative services company in sale transaction to strategic buyer.

Representation of private equity firm in connection with acquisitions and its sale of portfolio companies.

Assist start-up corporations and limited liability companies in a variety of industries in early stage financings, strategic transactions, contract negotiations and general corporate advice.

Representation of manufacturer of airplane deicing fluids in supply agreements, license agreements and asset acquisition agreement.

Bar Admissions

  • New York


  • Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 1996)
  • University of Michigan (B.A., 1991)

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate
  • Family-Owned and Closely-Held Business Services
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Art and Museum Law


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