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Jackson Walker LLP

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Diverse practice with expertise in a range of industries, including telecommunications, energy, healthcare and technology. Regularly works with investment funds in mid-market transactions, with additional experience handling cross-border deals. Client base comprises public and private companies, and various funds.

Strengths

Clients say the team provides "great advice in transactions" and that "it understands what we are negotiating for and gets a good outcome."

Sources say: "The firm has a good approach to work in that they are efficient and exercise good judgment on the work being done."

Work highlights

Advised Acelity on the sale of its business to 3M.

Notable practitioners

Alexine Zacarias Friedman works with a variety of clients including those in the retail and healthcare sectors. She handles matters such as M&A.
"Alexine is always reliable and a pleasure to work with."

Patrick Tobin is regularly called upon to advise on M&A. He acts for clients from a range of industries, including financial services and construction.
"If there is someone on the planet I'd go to for this type of work, it would be him."

Richard Dahlson is noted for his capabilities in complex transactions, including M&A. He regularly handles cross-border deals.
"He is deeply experienced and knowledgeable."

Stephanie Chandler  advises a variety of clients, including large publicly traded and privately held companies, startups and venture capital firms. She offers particular expertise in the technology sector.
"She is brilliant, responsive and does a very good job."

Steven Jacobs acts for clients from the healthcare, technology and energy industries in a range of corporate matters. His expertise covers deals such as acquisitions and dispositions.

William McDonough handles a range of high-value and complex transactions. He often works on deals in the healthcare space.

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Overview

Our attorneys have extensive experience representing clients involved in all types of mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and other strategic alliances, with exceptional expertise in private equity, healthcare, and cross-border transactions. They have represented clients, including publicly and privately held companies, as well as private equity funds and hedge funds, involved in merger and acquisition transactions, from large to small and from simple to extremely complex. Their experience includes a wide range of negotiated and contested transactions including: 

  • mergers
  • stock and asset purchases and dispositions
  • spin-offs
  • exchange offers
  • tender offers
  • proxy contests
  • going-private and going dark transactions
  • leveraged buy-outs.

Taking an Interdisciplinary Approach
The firm's acute focus on each client’s unique needs leads them to approach each transaction with an interdisciplinary team of attorneys tailored to the specific transaction, handling the various corporate, securities, intellectual property, litigation, employee benefits, tax, environmental, antitrust, and other issues inherent in mergers and acquisitions. More recently their multidisciplinary teams have made extensive use of their Bankruptcy practice group and Litigation group in work-outs, transactions involving financially distressed companies and in representing chapter 11 debtors and purchasers.

For more information, visit: https://www.jw.com/practice-areas/corporate-securities/mergers-and-acquisitions/



Corporate/M&A Department

Jackson Walker LLP

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Department location

2323 Ross Avenue

Suite 600

Dallas

Texas

USA

TX 75201

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Texas

Corporate/M&A


Richard Dahlson
Band 5
Texas: San Antonio & Surrounds

Corporate/M&A


Alexine Zacarias Friedman
Associates to watch
Patrick Tobin
Band 1
Stephanie Chandler
Band 1
Steven R. Jacobs
Band 1
William J McDonough, Jr
Band 2