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Anna Hardcastle

Associate, Corporate Department

New York

Phone: 1(212) 318-6703
Fax: 1(212) 230-7703


Anna Hardcastle is an associate in the Corporate practice and is based in the firm's New York office. Her practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions and emerging growth companies.

Ms. Hardcastle received her law degree from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in 2021, where she served as Executive Editor of the Interdisciplinary Law Journal. She earned a Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) degree in English from the University of Pennsylvania in 2018. Ms. Hardcastle is admitted to practice law in New York.


  • Advised Prudential Financial, Inc. in its Sale of Prudential Seguros S.A.
  • Advised EnfraGen in the Acquisition of Six Renewable Projects in Central America and Related Financing
  • Advised BLU Logistics in its Sale to the Rhenus Group
  • Advised Galway Sustainable Credit in Significant Investment from Macquarie Asset Management
  • Advised Baker Hughes in NET Power’s $1.5 Billion Business Combination with Rice Acquisition Corp. II
  • Advised Glenfarne Energy in Acquisition of Six Renewable Operating Assets in Panama and Costa Rica
  • Advised Oakley Capital Portfolio Company vLex in Acquisition of Fastcase
  • Advised Luz del Sur in Solar Power Plant Acquisition
  • Advised SD Biosensor and SJL Partners on $1.53B Acquisition of Meridian Bioscience
  • Advised Orchestra BioMed in Merger with Health Sciences Acquisitions Corporation 2, Strategic Collaboration and Closing of Series D Financing 
  • Advised Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Independent Director Slate Led by CEO Eileen Drake in Successful Takeover Defense
  • Advised RIV Capital in acquisition of New York-Based Etain in Expansion of Cannabis Market 



  • The Pink Agenda, Leadership Committee Member (2023 – Present)
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section Member, M&A Committee (2024 – Present)
  • New York State Bar Association, Business Law Section Member, M&A Committee (2024 – Present)

Practice Areas


Mergers and Acquisitions

Emerging Growth Companies

Shareholder Activism & Takeover Defense

Insurance and Reinsurance





New York Bar


USC Gould School of Law, J.D. 2021

University of Pennsylvania, B.A. 2018

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