Franci J. Blassberg

Of Counsel
New York
Tel: +1 212 909 6531
Overview
Negotiating complex transactions for clients for over 25 years has led Franci J. Blassberg to be Recognized for a Lifetime of Achievement by Chambers USA ... Read Full Biography

Publications

  • Letter from the Editor
    Spring 2012, Vol. 12, Number 3
    Franci J. Blassberg
  • The Private Equity Report
    Summer/Fall 2012
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Erin Cleary
    ,
    Guy Lewin-Smith
    ,
    Michael P. Harrell
    ,
    Sally Gibson
    ,
    Burt Rosen
    ,
    Robert J. Staffaroni
    ,
    Kevin Rinker
    ,
    Uri Herzberg
    ,
    Jonathan F. Lewis
    ,
    Meir D. Katz
    ,
    Michael Diz
    ,
    Andrew M. Ostrognai
    ,
    Andrew C. Rearick
    ,
    David P. Iozzi
  • Covering The Capital Structure: The Seller Note
    March 2012
    The M&A Lawyer
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Paul D. Brusiloff
    ,
    Gary M. Friedman
  • Delaware Offers Guidance On Divestitures
    3 February 2012
    The Deal
    Franci J. Blassberg
  • The Private Equity Report
    Fall 2011
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Jonathan F. Lewis
    ,
    Jeffrey E. Ross
    ,
    Jonathan E. Levitsky
    ,
    Scott B. Selinger
    ,
    Michael P. Harrell
    ,
    Satish M. Kini
    ,
    Rebecca F. Silberstein
    ,
    Gregory J. Lyons
    ,
    Gregory T. Larkin
    ,
    Paul D. Brusiloff
    ,
    Gary M. Friedman
    ,
    M. Natasha Labovitz
    ,
    Maurizio Levi-Minzi
    ,
    Paul M. Rodel
  • The Private Equity Report
    Summer 2011
    E. Drew Dutton
    ,
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    William D. Regner
    ,
    David Innes
    ,
    Karolos Seeger
    ,
    Peter A. Furci
    ,
    Adele M. Karig
    ,
    Peter F.G. Schuur
    ,
    Kyra K. Bromley
    ,
    Gary W. Kubek
    ,
    David P. Iozzi
    ,
    Pierre Maugüé
    ,
    Geoffrey P. Burgess
    ,
    Maurizio Levi-Minzi
  • The Private Equity Report
    Spring 2011
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Michael P. Harrell
    ,
    Satish M. Kini
    ,
    Gregory T. Larkin
    ,
    Lawrence K. Cagney
    ,
    Jonathan F. Lewis
    ,
    Matthew E. Kaplan
    ,
    Gregory V. Gooding
    ,
    Sue Meng
    ,
    Jonathan E. Levitsky
    ,
    Paul D. Brusiloff
    ,
    Elizabeth Pagel Serebransky
    ,
    Maurizio Levi-Minzi
    ,
    E. Drew Dutton
    ,
    Andrew L. Bab
    ,
    Jonathan Adler
    ,
    Anne-Lise Quach
  • The Private Equity Report
    Winter 2011
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Jonathan F. Lewis
    ,
    Margaret Andrews Davenport
    ,
    Michael Diz
    ,
    Katherine Ashton
    ,
    Alan J. Davies
    ,
    David Innes
    ,
    Paul R. Berger
    ,
    Alyona N. Kucher
    ,
    Michael P. Harrell
    ,
    Gavin Anderson
    ,
    Matthew E. Kaplan
    ,
    Steven J. Slutzky
  • The Private Equity Report
    Fall 2010
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Guy Lewin-Smith
    ,
    Edwin Northover
    ,
    E. Drew Dutton
    ,
    Gary W. Kubek
    ,
    Kyra K. Bromley
    ,
    Marcia L. MacHarg
    ,
    Paul S. Bird
    ,
    Jonathan E. Levitsky
    ,
    Sue Meng
    ,
    Geoffrey Kittredge
    ,
    Mark P. Goodman
    ,
    Erica S. Weisgerber
    ,
    Jeffrey J. Rosen
    ,
    Peter A. Furci
  • The Private Equity Report
    Summer 2010
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Lawrence K. Cagney
    ,
    Keith J. Slattery
    ,
    Geoffrey Kittredge
    ,
    Michael P. Harrell
    ,
    Kenneth J. Berman
    ,
    Jeffrey E. Ross
    ,
    Scott B. Selinger
    ,
    Gregory T. Larkin
    ,
    Geoffrey P. Burgess
  • The Private Equity Report
    Spring 2010
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Guy Lewin-Smith
    ,
    Edwin Northover
    ,
    Matthew D. Saronson
    ,
    Burt Rosen
    ,
    Robert J. Staffaroni
    ,
    Kevin Rinker
    ,
    Michael Diz
    ,
    Jennifer J. Burleigh
    ,
    Gregory J. Lyons
    ,
    Geoffrey Kittredge
    ,
    Peter F.G. Schuur
    ,
    Jonathan Adler
    ,
    Michael Bolotin
  • The Private Equity Report
    Winter 2010
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Matthew E. Kaplan
    ,
    Geoffrey P. Burgess
    ,
    Stuart Hammer
    ,
    Richard Ward
    ,
    Gary M. Friedman
    ,
    Andrew L. Bab
  • The Private Equity Report
    Fall 2009
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Satish M. Kini
    ,
    Gregory J. Lyons
    ,
    Jonathan F. Lewis
    ,
    William D. Regner
    ,
    Geoffrey P. Burgess
    ,
    Peter J. Loughran
    ,
    Paul M. Rodel
    ,
    Dr. Thomas Schürrle
    ,
    Jasmine Ball
    ,
    Kenneth J. Berman
    ,
    Gregory T. Larkin
  • The Private Equity Report
    Summer 2009
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Katherine Ashton
    ,
    Geoffrey P. Burgess
    ,
    Michael Diz
    ,
    Mark P. Goodman
    ,
    Richard F. Hahn
    ,
    Michael P. Harrell
    ,
    Satish M. Kini
    ,
    Paul L. Lee
    ,
    Jonathan F. Lewis
    ,
    Gregory J. Lyons
    ,
    Pierre Maugüé
    ,
    Jeffrey J. Rosen
  • The Private Equity Report
    Spring 2009
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Andrew L. Bab
    ,
    Kenneth J. Berman
    ,
    Gary M. Friedman
    ,
    Richard F. Hahn
    ,
    Peter J. Irwin
    ,
    Gregory T. Larkin
    ,
    Marcia L. MacHarg
    ,
    Nicole Levin Mesard
    ,
    Kevin Rinker
    ,
    Matthew D. Saronson
    ,
    Philipp von Holst
  • The Private Equity Report
    Winter 2009
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Gregory V. Gooding
    ,
    Gary M. Friedman
    ,
    Peter F.G. Schuur
    ,
    Geoffrey Kittredge
    ,
    Kevin Rinker
    ,
    Meir D. Katz
    ,
    William D. Regner
    ,
    Michael D. Devins
    ,
    Jeffrey P. Cunard
    ,
    Robert F. Quaintance, Jr.
    ,
    Richard F. Hahn
    ,
    Jasmine Ball
  • The Private Equity Report
    Fall 2008
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Michael W. Blair
    ,
    Gregory V. Gooding
    ,
    Paul L. Lee
    ,
    Peter F.G. Schuur
    ,
    Michael Bolotin
    ,
    Peter A. Furci
    ,
    Jonathan F. Lewis
    ,
    Andrew L. Sommer
    ,
    E. Drew Dutton
    ,
    Andrew L. Bab
    ,
    Dr. Thomas Schürrle
    ,
    Paul R. Berger
    ,
    Paul S. Bird
    ,
    William D. Regner
    ,
    Richard F. Hahn
    ,
    Jasmine Ball
  • The Private Equity Report
    Summer 2008
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    E. Drew Dutton
    ,
    Robert F. Quaintance, Jr.
    ,
    Daniel M. Abuhoff
    ,
    Maurizio Levi-Minzi
    ,
    Kenneth J. Berman
    ,
    Michael D. Devins
    ,
    Katherine Ashton
    ,
    Jonathan F. Lewis
    ,
    Elizabeth Pagel Serebransky
  • The Private Equity Report
    Spring 2008
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Kevin M. Schmidt
    ,
    Stuart Hammer
    ,
    Maurizio Levi-Minzi
    ,
    Richard Ward
    ,
    Jonathan F. Lewis
    ,
    Elizabeth Pagel Serebransky
    ,
    Lawrence K. Cagney
    ,
    Robert F. Quaintance, Jr.
    ,
    Jeffrey P. Cunard
    ,
    Michael J. Gillespie
    ,
    Peter J. Loughran
    ,
    Paul M. Rodel
  • The Private Equity Report
    Winter 2008
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Kevin Rinker
    ,
    Michael Diz
    ,
    Alan J. Davies
    ,
    James A. Kiernan III
    ,
    E. Drew Dutton
    ,
    Peter J. Loughran
    ,
    Margaret Andrews Davenport
    ,
    Jonathan R. Tuttle
    ,
    Ada Fernandez Johnson
    ,
    Nicholas F. Potter
  • The Private Equity Report
    Fall 2007
    Lord Goldsmith QC
    ,
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Paul S. Bird
    ,
    Jonathan E. Levitsky
    ,
    Kevin M. Schmidt
    ,
    John M. Vasily
    ,
    Gary M. Friedman
    ,
    Elizabeth Pagel Serebransky
    ,
    Michael Diz
    ,
    E. Drew Dutton
    ,
    Eric Bérengier
    ,
    Peter Hockless
  • The Private Equity Report
    Summer 2007
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Kevin M. Schmidt
    ,
    Robert F. Quaintance, Jr.
    ,
    Andrew L. Bab
    ,
    Gary W. Kubek
    ,
    Jasmine Ball
  • The Private Equity Report
    Winter/Spring 2007
    Andrew L. Sommer
    ,
    Katherine Ashton
    ,
    Kenneth J. Berman
    ,
    Peter A. Furci
    ,
    Michael P. Harrell
    ,
    Gary M. Friedman
    ,
    Andrew M. Ahern
    ,
    Michael J. Gillespie
    ,
    Jennifer J. Burleigh
    ,
    Paul R. Berger
    ,
    Geoffrey P. Burgess
    ,
    David F. Hickok
    ,
    Franci J. Blassberg
  • The Private Equity Report
    Fall 2006
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Andrew L. Sommer
    ,
    Michael D. Devins
    ,
    Dr. Thomas Schürrle
    ,
    Elizabeth Pagel Serebransky
    ,
    Kenneth J. Berman
    ,
    Marcia L. MacHarg
    ,
    Marwan Al-Turki
    ,
    Adele M. Karig
  • The Private Equity Report
    Spring 2006
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Woodrow W. Campbell, Jr.
    ,
    James A. Kiernan III
    ,
    Molly F. Stockley
    ,
    Andrew L. Bab
    ,
    Gary W. Kubek
    ,
    Richard Ward
    ,
    Pierre-Pascal Bruneau
    ,
    David F. Hickok
    ,
    Rebecca F. Silberstein
    ,
    Andrew M. Ahern
  • The Private Equity Report
    Winter 2006
    Andrew L. Sommer
    ,
    James A. Kiernan III
    ,
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    David J. Schwartz
    ,
    Michael J. Gillespie
    ,
    Paul M. Rodel
    ,
    Gary W. Kubek
    ,
    David A. Brittenham
  • The Private Equity Report
    Fall 2005
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Geoffrey P. Burgess
    ,
    Michael W. Blair
    ,
    William D. Regner
    ,
    Jeffrey J. Rosen
    ,
    Woodrow W. Campbell, Jr.
    ,
    Andrew N. Berg
    ,
    Elizabeth Pagel Serebransky
    ,
    Marcia L. MacHarg
  • The Private Equity Report
    Summer 2005
    Robert J. Cubitto
    ,
    Andrew N. Berg
    ,
    Adele M. Karig
    ,
    Peter F.G. Schuur
    ,
    Kevin M. Schmidt
    ,
    Jeffrey J. Rosen
    ,
    Gary W. Kubek
    ,
    William D. Regner
    ,
    Steven Ostner
    ,
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Geoffrey Kittredge
    ,
    Peter A. Furci
    ,
    Paul D. Brusiloff
  • The Private Equity Report
    Spring 2005
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Woodrow W. Campbell, Jr.
    ,
    Margaret Andrews Davenport
    ,
    Richard Ward
    ,
    Peter A. Furci
  • The Private Equity Report
    Winter 2005
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Andrew L. Sommer
    ,
    Rebecca F. Silberstein
    ,
    Geoffrey Kittredge
    ,
    Andrew L. Bab
    ,
    Kenneth J. Berman
    ,
    Lawrence K. Cagney
    ,
    Antoine F. Kirry
  • The Private Equity Report
    Fall 2004
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Geoffrey P. Burgess
    ,
    James C. Scoville
    ,
    Gary W. Kubek
    ,
    William D. Regner
    ,
    Rafael Kariyev
    ,
    Lawrence K. Cagney
    ,
    Peter Hockless
    ,
    David F. Hickok
  • The Private Equity Report
    Summer 2004
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Carl Micarelli
    ,
    Mark P. Goodman
    ,
    David F. Hickok
    ,
    Richard Ward
    ,
    Rebecca F. Silberstein
    ,
    Marcia L. MacHarg
    ,
    Gregory V. Gooding
  • The Private Equity Report
    Spring 2004
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Kenneth J. Berman
    ,
    Geoffrey Kittredge
    ,
    Dr. Thomas Schürrle
    ,
    Margaret Andrews Davenport
    ,
    Daniel M. Abuhoff
    ,
    John M. Vasily
    ,
    Mark W. Friedman
    ,
    Gary W. Kubek
    ,
    William D. Regner
    ,
    Dr. Thomas Schürrle
    ,
    Michael P. Harrell
    ,
    Jeffrey J. Rosen
  • The Private Equity Report
    Winter 2004
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    David J. Schwartz
    ,
    Rebecca F. Silberstein
    ,
    Antoine F. Kirry
    ,
    Marcia L. MacHarg
    ,
    Adele M. Karig
    ,
    Andrew L. Bab
    ,
    Peter A. Furci
    ,
    Jeffrey J. Rosen
    ,
    Kenneth J. Berman
    ,
    Michael P. Harrell
  • The Private Equity Report
    Fall 2003
    Lawrence K. Cagney
    ,
    William D. Regner
    ,
    Jennifer J. Burleigh
    ,
    Michael P. Harrell
    ,
    Geoffrey Kittredge
    ,
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Robert J. Cubitto
    ,
    Peter F.G. Schuur
    ,
    John M. Allen
    ,
    Marcia L. MacHarg
  • The Private Equity Report
    Summer 2003
    Michael P. Harrell
    ,
    Marwan Al-Turki
    ,
    Adele M. Karig
    ,
    Gary M. Friedman
    ,
    Andrew L. Bab
    ,
    David A. Brittenham
    ,
    Alan J. Davies
    ,
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Jeffrey P. Cunard
    ,
    Kenneth J. Berman
  • The Private Equity Report
    Spring 2003
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Michael P. Harrell
    ,
    Adele M. Karig
    ,
    Jeffrey S. Wood
    ,
    Andrew L. Bab
    ,
    William D. Regner
    ,
    Marcia L. MacHarg
  • The Private Equity Report
    Winter 2003
    Paul S. Bird
    ,
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Michael P. Harrell
    ,
    William D. Regner
    ,
    Gary M. Friedman
    ,
    Gregory V. Gooding
    ,
    Geoffrey Kittredge
    ,
    David F. Hickok
    ,
    Dr. Thomas Schürrle
    ,
    James A. Kiernan III
    ,
    Jonathan E. Levitsky
  • The Private Equity Report
    Fall 2002
    Gregory V. Gooding
    ,
    William D. Regner
    ,
    Woodrow W. Campbell, Jr.
    ,
    Robert J. Cubitto
    ,
    Daniel M. Abuhoff
    ,
    Kenneth J. Berman
    ,
    Franci J. Blassberg
  • The Private Equity Report
    Summer 2002
    Jennifer J. Burleigh
    ,
    Adele M. Karig
    ,
    Peter A. Furci
    ,
    Rebecca F. Silberstein
    ,
    Jeffrey J. Rosen
    ,
    Franci J. Blassberg
  • The Private Equity Report
    Spring 2002
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Paul S. Bird
    ,
    Peter F.G. Schuur
    ,
    David J. Schwartz
    ,
    Geoffrey Kittredge
    ,
    Woodrow W. Campbell, Jr.
    ,
    Stuart Hammer
    ,
    Kenneth J. Berman
    ,
    Michael P. Harrell
    ,
    Maurizio Levi-Minzi
    ,
    Rebecca F. Silberstein
    ,
    Harry Zirlin
  • The Private Equity Report
    Winter 2002
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    Robert F. Quaintance, Jr.
    ,
    Woodrow W. Campbell, Jr.
    ,
    Stuart Hammer
    ,
    Elizabeth Pagel Serebransky
    ,
    Kenneth J. Berman
    ,
    Richard F. Hahn
    ,
    David F. Hickok
    ,
    Dr. Thomas Schürrle
    ,
    Marcia L. MacHarg
  • The Private Equity Report
    Fall 2001
    Mark P. Goodman
    ,
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    William D. Regner
    ,
    Paul D. Brusiloff
    ,
    Adele M. Karig
    ,
    John M. Vasily
    ,
    Woodrow W. Campbell, Jr.
    ,
    Margaret Andrews Davenport
    ,
    Andrew N. Berg
  • The Private Equity Report
    Summer 2001
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    David F. Hickok
    ,
    Dr. Thomas Schürrle
    ,
    Gary M. Friedman
    ,
    Woodrow W. Campbell, Jr.
    ,
    Paul S. Bird
    ,
    Wolcott B. Dunham, Jr.
    ,
    Andrew L. Sommer
    ,
    Peter A. Furci
    ,
    Andrew N. Berg
    ,
    Margaret Andrews Davenport
  • The Private Equity Report
    Spring 2001
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    William B. Beekman
    ,
    Elizabeth Pagel Serebransky
    ,
    Andrew L. Bab
    ,
    Gary M. Friedman
    ,
    Woodrow W. Campbell, Jr.
  • The Private Equity Report
    Winter 2001
    Jennifer J. Burleigh
    ,
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    William D. Regner
    ,
    David J. Schwartz
    ,
    Peter J. Loughran
    ,
    Kevin M. Schmidt
    ,
    Daniel M. Abuhoff
    ,
    Woodrow W. Campbell, Jr.
    ,
    Gary W. Kubek
  • The Private Equity Report
    Fall 2000
    Franci J. Blassberg
    ,
    James A. Kiernan III
    ,
    Michael P. Harrell
    ,
    Paul S. Bird

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