WASHINGTON, D.C.—Venable LLP is pleased to announce that Michael T. Pedone has rejoined the firm as a partner in the Washington, DC office.
Mr. Pedone is an accomplished corporate lawyer and former government official who helps clients execute sophisticated transactions and influence public policy. He most recently served as chief legal counsel to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, after serving as assistant secretary at the Maryland Department of the Environment. Mr. Pedone previously worked at Venable from 2002 to 2011.
Mr. Pedone’s experience in structuring and closing complex deals includes more than $15 billion in M&A, financing, real estate, and commercial transactions. He also uses his experience as a negotiator to resolve difficult disputes and regulatory matters.
Mr. Pedone began his legal career in Venable’s Corporate Finance and Securities Practice Group, representing clients in mergers and acquisitions, capital-raising transactions, joint ventures, and other complex transactions.
Mr. Pedone received his J.D., with honors, from the University of Maryland School of Law and his B.B.A. in Accounting and Management Information Systems from Loyola University Maryland.