Peter J. Fusco Partner

New YorkBrooklyn Entrepreneurship Center
T 212.204.8691 | F 973.597.2393

Co-Chair, Lowenstein Sandler Brooklyn Entrepreneurship Center

Pete represents tech companies and venture funds in growth, venture and seed fundings and in M&A. He serves as general counsel to many startup and growth companies. Pete also works closely with NYU’s incubators. He can sometimes be found in Brooklyn stalking startups. He likes live music.

Pete co-founded, wrote songs for and mostly played lead guitar in Long Road, a rock band that was featured on WDHA radio and many other local and college stations around the U.S., recorded an album and generally became cash flow neutral (even after beer money). The band played the Knitting Factory, Starland Ballroom, Kenny’s Castaways and many other locations at which hard liquor was poured. They also opened for Buckcherry, Candlebox and Cracker at various venues.

Prior to joining Lowenstein Sandler in 2005, Pete represented tech companies and funds as an associate in the New York office of Brown Raysman LLP. Prior to practicing law, Pete was a rifleman in an Infantry unit in the Army Reserve and graduated as the Distinguished Honor Graduate for his class from the United States Army Infantry School at Fort Benning, Georgia.


To Buy or Not to Buy? Giving Founders Early Liquidity
Venture Capital Review, Winter 2009
Peter Fusco

Press Mentions

Peter J. Fusco comments in Forbes concerning common mistakes often made by startups in formation, and specifies the importance of legal documents indigenous to the process. , Forbes , September 9, 2014
Lowenstein Sandler's election of Peter J. Fusco, Michael J. Reinhardt and Jonathan C. Wishnia to Members of the firm, is highlighted. , NJBIZ , February 7, 2011

Related Areas

Capital Markets & Securities
Life Sciences
Mergers & Acquisitions
The Tech Group
Venture Capital, Angel Investing, and M&A


Seton Hall University School of Law ( J.D. , 1999 ) , Student Director, Legislative Journal
Norwich University - Military Campus ( B.A. , 1994 ) , highest honors

Bar Admissions

New York
New Jersey


  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • The Montclair Kimberley Academy
    • Board of Trustees