Derrik E. Forshee

Derrik E. Forshee


Email [email protected]​

Phone +1 410 659 2736

Fax +1 410 659 2701

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Derrik Forshee focuses his practice on corporate matters, guiding organizations through their most difficult transactions by offering practical, results-driven advice.

Clients leverage Derrik's experience to complete transformative transactions such as mergers and acquisitions (M&A), divestitures, and equity financings. During his career, he has commonly counseled clients in heavily regulated industries including: food, beverage, and agriculture; aerospace and defense; government; life sciences; education; technology; and diversified industrials.

Prior to attending law school, Derrik worked as a paralegal at Hogan Lovells and another leading international law firm, where he focused on M&A transactions.

Education and admissions


J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, magna cum laude, 2011

M.P.A., Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, 2011

B.A., Hobart College, 2005

Bar admissions and qualifications


New York

Representative experience

Represented ABS Capital Partners in acquisitions of growth stage companies and other matters.

Represented Lockheed Martin Corporation in several acquisitions of private companies in the government contracting industry.

Represents a public agriculture and biotechnology company in connection with various general corporate matters and acquisitions.

Represented a public food manufacturer and distributor in connection with acquisition transactions.

Represented a private food manufacturer in connection with various strategic transactions and investments in early-stage growth companies.

Represented public processor and marketer of meats in connection with a proposed venture investment transaction.

Represented public marketer and distributor of beverages and shakes in connection with proposed acquisition of technology assets.

Represented a public robotics manufacturer in connection with a cross-border acquisition transaction.

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