Andrew R. Keller

Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Andrew R. Keller

Andrew R. Keller

Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Biography

Andrew R. Keller is a Partner in the Firm’s Corporate Department. He has broad experience in corporate finance transactions representing both underwriters and issuers in public and private sales of investment grade and high yield debt securities, initial public offerings, equity-linked offerings and new financial products. Andy also advises public companies on ongoing public reporting matters and corporate governance issues.

Andy has recently represented Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc., a publicly traded REIT, in the re-launch of its mortgage origination business via a $660 million common stock offering. Andy has also advised issuers and underwriters in many debt and equity offerings in the financial, energy and utilities industries, including in offerings for Toronto-Dominion Bank, Noble Corporation and PPL Corporation.

Andy has also represented underwriters and issuers in equity-linked offerings and new financial products, including convertible debt offerings, equity units, trust preferred securities and mandatorily exchangeable trust securities.

Andy has previously practiced in the firm’s Hong Kong office, where he represented underwriters and companies in a number of public and private securities offerings and joint ventures and in the formation of private equity funds.

Andy has been a Partner at Simpson Thacher since January 1994. He received his B.S. (Chem. Engrg.), summa cum laude, from Lafayette College in 1980 and his J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1983, where he was an Editor of the Columbia Law Review. Andy is a member of the American, New York State and New York City Bar Associations and serves on the Firm’s Opinion and Compliance Committees.

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Education
JD
Class of 1983

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

BS in Chemical Engineering, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Class of 1980

Lafayette College is a private liberal arts college based in Easton, Pennsylvania, with a campus in New York City, NY. The school, founded in 1826 by James Madison Porter, son of General Andrew Porter of Norristown, and the citizens of Easton, first began holding classes in 1832. Located on College Hill in Easton, the campus is in the Lehigh Valley, about 70 mi (110 km) west of New York City and 60 mi (97 km) north of Philadelphia.

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Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) is a voluntary bar association for the state of New York. NYSBA was founded in 1877 with the stated goal to cultivate the science of jurisprudence; to promote reform in the law; to facilitate the administration of justice, and to elevate the standards of integrity, honor, professional skill, and courtesy in the legal profession. Its first President was David B. Hill. Among the reforms in the legislation signed into law creating the association was the removal of the restrictions on the admission of women to the practice of law. In 1896, NYSBA proposed the first global means for settling disputes among nations, what is now called the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.

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The Association of the Bar of the City of New York is a voluntary association of lawyers and law students. The organization was founded in 1870 and it is headquartered in New York, NY.

Career History
Partner
Current

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP provides legal services. Established in 1884, the firm provides coordinated legal advice on corporate transactions and litigation matters in industries which include financial services, insurance, power and natural resources, consumer products, services, technology, telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the firm's practice.

Boards & Committees
Member, Opinion Committee
Current

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP provides legal services. Established in 1884, the firm provides coordinated legal advice on corporate transactions and litigation matters in industries which include financial services, insurance, power and natural resources, consumer products, services, technology, telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the firm's practice.

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2009

Lafayette College is a private liberal arts college based in Easton, Pennsylvania, with a campus in New York City, NY. The school, founded in 1826 by James Madison Porter, son of General Andrew Porter of Norristown, and the citizens of Easton, first began holding classes in 1832. Located on College Hill in Easton, the campus is in the Lehigh Valley, about 70 mi (110 km) west of New York City and 60 mi (97 km) north of Philadelphia.

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2008

Lafayette College is a private liberal arts college based in Easton, Pennsylvania, with a campus in New York City, NY. The school, founded in 1826 by James Madison Porter, son of General Andrew Porter of Norristown, and the citizens of Easton, first began holding classes in 1832. Located on College Hill in Easton, the campus is in the Lehigh Valley, about 70 mi (110 km) west of New York City and 60 mi (97 km) north of Philadelphia.

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Representative from New York's 18th Congressional District

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PPL Corp. issued Common Stock

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Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. issued Class A Voting Common Stock

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Iberiabank Corp purchases Sabadell United Bank NA from Banco de Sabadell SA

Awards & Honors
1985
Admitted to the New York Bar
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