Edwin J. Foster, Jr.

Senior Associate

Honors & Awards

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Millennium Scholar

Edwin J. Foster Jr. has been engaged to support government awards pending a background check and security clearance. Once successful, Mr. Foster shall serve as a Senior Associate at Moore & Associates where he will advise government agencies, quasi-public and private companies, non-profits, start-ups, emerging growth businesses, entrepreneurs and investors on matters of structured finance, commercial transactions, real estate transactions and economic development, with an emphasis on community reinvestment in affordable housing and businesses under the Community Reinvestment Act.

Mr. Foster has over fifteen (15) years of experience representing clients in mergers and acquisitions, securities law, corporate law, debt and equity financings, financial transactions, strategic partnerships, corporate governance and other general corporate matters. He is skilled in the drafting and negotiation of transactional agreements and prepared to support the firm’s corporate and commercial practice in managing due diligence and required disclosures in connection with the purchase, sale and transfer of securities and other interests in corporate assets, including real estate.

Mr. Foster began his legal career in the Corporate Department at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York City, where he advised government agencies, public and private companies, financial institutions, entertainment and sports agencies, funds and investors on matters of corporate governance, fund formation, securities laws, and on a wide variety of strategic transactions; including U.S. and cross-border M&A, joint ventures and spin-offs. 

Mr. Foster received his B.A. from Yale University where he was recognized as a Bill & Melinda Gates Millennium Scholar, and his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School with a certificate of study in Business Economics and Public Policy from the Wharton School of Business.

Mr. Foster is a member of the Bar of the State of New York. He is also a licensed Real Estate Broker in New York and Pennsylvania.


  • SuperValu, Inc. in its $3.3 billion sale of Acme, Albertsons, Jewel-Osco and Shaw’s banners to Cerberus Capital Management.

  • Covidien PLC in the spin-off of its pharmaceutical business into an independent company, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceutical.

  • Bally Total Fitness Holding Corp. in its asset and real estate sale of 171 locations to LA Fitness and 39 locations to Blast Fitness.

  • Expedia, Inc. in its joint venture with AirAsia Airlines to create a new company and Ticketing Agreement to facilitate Expedia’s expansion into Japan, India and Southeast Asia.

  • McGraw Hill, Standard & Poor’s and Capital IQ in its acquisition of TheMarkets.com.

  • Creative Artist Agency in its sale of a 35% minority interest to TPG Capital.

  • General Electric in the $1.8 billion sale of its fire alarm and security unit to United Technologies.

  • Fulton Financial Bank in repayment to the federal government of $379.6 million in Troubled Asset Relief Payment Loans (TARP) in connection with the 2008 financial bailout.

  • TV Capital Partners in the routine negotiation of private equity non-disclosure agreements in connection with the purchase and sale of both public and private companies.

  • High Road Capital Partners in the routine negotiation of private equity non-disclosure agreements in connection with the purchase and sale of both public and private companies.

  • Bonobos, Inc. and Jet, Inc. (Walmart subsidiaries) in the negotiation of various licensing, sponsorship and commercial agreements.

  • Raycon Global & Raytronics, Inc. in the sale of the “Scoot-E-Bike” license and platform to LoopShare Ltd.


  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania (Business and Public Policy)

  • B.A., Yale University


Admitted In

  • New York
  • Maryland (Pending)
  • District of Columbia (Pending)

Professional Activities

  • State Bar of New York
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker in New York and Pennsylvania
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