DLA Piper LLP (US)

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity Department

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What the team is known for Sizable global firm with notable expertise handling a range of corporate matters. Frequently called upon by private equity companies to advise on M&A. Offers further capability handling financings for emerging businesses in a range of industries, including life sciences, technology and manufacturing.

Strengths Commentators report that the lawyers "provide sound, practical and reasoned legal guidance."

Further sources praise the team's "superior experience and attention to detail."

Work highlights Represented Diversified Search, a talent search provider, in its acquisition by a private equity firm.

Notable practitioners

Jay Coogan is routinely called upon to represent clients in matters including financings and acquisitions. Interviewees highlight his "deep understanding of business."

Lisa Jacobs provides high-quality legal advice to clients on a range of complex corporate transactions. Market sources commend her for being "very knowledgeable about corporate and partnership law."