Austin R. Kissinger


Austin R. Kissinger


Austin Kissinger helps clients — ranging from public companies to family-owned businesses — with all of their transactional needs, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and reorganizations.

With experience that includes general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, securities, capital market transactions, corporate governance, and commercial contract matters, Austin is a trusted legal advisor to clients. The companies he works with span an array of industries, including manufacturing, technology, and services.

Austin’s securities and capital markets experience includes a variety of debt and equity offerings. He also assists public company clients with SEC reporting disclosures and filings, exchange listening requirements, and corporate governance matters. In the commercial contracts space, Austin reviews, drafts, and advises on a diversity of contractual arrangements, including supply, distribution, licensing, and other agreements and assists clients with supply chain matters and product warranties. He is a member of the Transactions Practice Group.

21 September 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Advises Knowles Corporation in Acquisition of Cornell Dubilier

Foley & Lardner LLP served as legal adviser to Knowles Corporation, a leading global supplier of high performance components and solutions, including ceramic capacitors and radio frequency filters, advanced medtech microphones, balanced armature speakers, and audio solutions, in entering a definitive agreement to acquire Cornell Dubilier.
03 August 2023 Innovative Technology Insights

SEC Adopts New Cybersecurity Disclosure Rules

On July 26, 2023, the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) adopted final rules regarding cybersecurity risk management, strategy, governance, and incident reporting by public companies.
12 May 2023 Article

SEC Adopts Final Rules Regarding Share Repurchase Disclosure

06 April 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents nVent in Agreement to Acquire ECM Industries

Foley & Lardner LLP represented nVent Electric plc, a global leader in electrical connection and protection solutions, in its agreement to acquire ECM Investors, LLC, the parent of ECM Industries, LLC, for a purchase price of $1.1 billion, subject to customary adjustments.
01 November 2022 Manufacturing Industry Advisor

Key Terms and Conditions for Buyers and Sellers in the Supply Chain

Commercial forms – such as quotations, purchase orders and invoices – and associated terms and conditions are ubiquitous in the supply chain and often the only contract that exists between a buyer and seller.
23 June 2022 Article

SEC Updates Electronic Filing Requirements

On June 3, 2022, the SEC announced its adoption of rule and form amendments expanding the requirement of electronic filing to include certain documents that are currently permitted to be filed or submitted in paper form, including Form 144 and glossy annual reports.