Carolyn T. Long


Carrie Long represents issuers and underwriters in securities offerings over a broad range of industries, and her practice is concentrated in the areas of corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. Carrie is a partner in the firm’s Transactional & Securities and Private Equity and Venture Capital Practices, and she is a member of the firm’s Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) Team.

Carrie has represented clients in domestic and international corporate financing transactions, including public equity and debt offerings, initial public offerings (IPOs), special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), private investment in public equity (PIPE) transactions, Rule 144A high yield offerings, and M&A transactions. She has specific experience in the REIT, manufacturing, cannabis, insurance, home services, broadcasting, staffing, financial services, e-commerce, telecommunications, and biotechnology industries.

Carrie regularly provides counsel to boards of directors, board committees, and senior officers of publicly held companies regarding compliance with securities laws and stock exchange rules and listings, matters of state corporate law and fiduciary duties, and best practices.

Representative Experience

  • Counsel to issuers and underwriters in initial and follow-on public offerings in various industries.
  • Counsel to a leading global supplier of automotive systems in a US$450m note offering and US$250m cash tender offer.
  • Counsel to a U.S. wine producer in business combination with a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company valued at approximately US$600m.
  • Counsel to a leading manufacturer of power inverters in sale of majority stake to a private equity firm.

Awards and Recognition

  • Selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Mergers & Acquisitions Law (2006 – present)
07 February 2024 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents Baker Tilly in Connection With Its Strategic Investment Led by Hellman & Friedman

Foley & Lardner LLP represented Baker Tilly, a leading advisory CPA firm, in connection with its strategic investment from private equity firms Hellman & Friedman and Valeas Capital Partners.
17 August 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Advises MedTech in Merger with TriSalus Life Sciences

Foley & Lardner LLP served as legal adviser to MedTech Acquisition Corporation (MedTech), a special purpose acquisition company, in its recently completed merger with TriSalus Life Sciences, Inc. (TriSalus).
12 July 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents Republic of Paraguay in $500M Sovereign Bond Issuance and Concurrent Tender Offer

Foley & Lardner LLP represented the Republic of Paraguay in its latest sovereign bond issuance and concurrent tender offer, raising $500m through its newly issued 5.850 percent bonds due 2033.
19 October 2022 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents 20Cube Logistics in Business Combination Agreement with Evo Acquisition Corp.

Foley & Lardner LLP represented 20Cube Logistics, a software-enabled international supply chain orchestrator, in a business combination agreement that will enable 20Cube to go public in a transaction with Evo Acquisition Corp.
18 August 2022 Press Releases

Foley Attorneys Recognized in 2023 Best Lawyers in America

Foley & Lardner LLP proudly announced that 250 of our attorneys across 20 offices have received recognition in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
28 July 2022 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents Mirantis in Acquisition of

Foley & Lardner LLP represented Mirantis, an open source cloud computing software and services company, in its acquisition of, a global web application delivery company for Kubernetes.