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Stephen K. Roddenberry

Partner 
Three Brickell City Centre
98 Southeast Seventh Street
Suite 1100
Miami, FL 33131
 
Tel:
305.982.5618
Fax:
305.374.5095
 
 

Veteran dealmaker Steve Roddenberry advises clients in corporate compliance and governance issues, public and private securities transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and private equity investments. Described as a “masterful strategist” by Chambers USA, he has built longstanding relationships with Huizenga Holdings, the Miami Dolphins, Sheridan Healthcare, and The GEO Group, among others.

Steve has served as lead counsel in hundreds of M&A transactions, spin-offs, and restructurings of private and public companies. He has represented buyers, sellers, private equity investors, special committees of boards of directors, as well as other stakeholders in these complex deals.

Steve has been ranked as a leading corporate lawyer by Chambers USA in Corporate/M&A & Private Equity law for more than a decade and by The Legal 500 in Middle Market M&A.
 
Representative Experience
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The GEO Group: Represented a publicly traded company in a $307 million acquisition of eight correctional and detention facilities, helping GEO meet U.S. demand for correctional and detention bed space.
 
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ABS Healthcare Services: Represented a privately owned provider of administrative services in the structuring and regulatory oversight of a $100 million loan transaction.
 
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BBX Capital Corporation: Represented a publicly traded company in a $350 million public merger with a related corporation.
 
Awards & Recognition
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The Best Lawyers in America 2016, Named as "Lawyer of the Year" for Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law in Miami
 
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The Best Lawyers in America 2015, Named as "Lawyer of the Year" for Mergers and Acquisitions Law in Miami
 
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Chambers USA 2003-2016, Ranked in Florida for Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
 
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The Best Lawyers in America 2013, Named as "Lawyer of the Year" for Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law in Miami
 
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The Best Lawyers in America 2006-2017, Listed in Florida for Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Corporate Law, International Trade and Finance Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, and Securities/Capital Markets Law
 
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Daily Business Review 2013, Top Dealmaker Finalist for Corporate Finance
 
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The Best Lawyers in America 2012, Listed as "Lawyer of the Year" for Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law in Miami
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2006-2017, Listed in Florida for Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities & Corporate Finance, and Entertainment & Sports
 
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South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyers 2012, 2014-2015 Listed for Corporate and Business, International
 
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Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, Listed for Business Law
 
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The Legal 500 2015-2017, Recommended for Mergers, Acquisitions & Buyouts: M&A National Middle Market
 
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Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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The Florida Bar, Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section, Past Chairman, 1985-1986
 
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Sports Lawyers Association, Member
 
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American Bar Association, Member
 
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Florida Bar Foundation, Member
 
Other Languages
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Spanish
 

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Stephen K. Roddenberry

Practice
Corporate
Representative Clients
Boca Resorts Inc.
Embraer Aircraft Corporation
Huizenga Holdings, Inc.
Miami Dolphins
The GEO Group
Education
J.D., Harvard Law School, 1973; cum laude
A.B., Harvard University, 1970; cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Bar Admissions
Florida
New York
 
 
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