Choate Hall & Stewart LLP

Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment Department

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Choate has one of the country’s largest private equity practices, comprised of over 50 lawyers dedicated to private equity and focused exclusively on the middle market. All of our attorneys are housed under one roof leading to a highly collaborative and unusually coordinated group. Efficient staffing ensures clients receive partner-level attention.

We have a reputation for being strategic, commercially-minded, and results-oriented, and for “playing well in the sandbox.” Notwithstanding our one-office model we have a robust cross-border practice and provide specialized expertise in targeted industry verticals, including technology, media and telecommunications, health and dental care, fintech and financial services, and manufacturing/distribution.

We are an experienced transactional powerhouse with an eye for mastering complexities on a broad range of deals for more than 40 diverse and extensive client groups spanning every continent other than Antarctica. In the past five years deal value has exceeded $45 billion.

We provide expert representation of acquirers, targets, financing sources and investment bankers in public and private mergers and acquisitions, domestic and international. Blue chip client groups and sponsors include:
•    Buyout and other private equity funds
•    Corporate buyers and targets – public and private
•    Financial institutions 
•    Board committees and specialized management teams