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Latham & Watkins LLP

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

5 ranked lawyersBand 1District of ColumbiaUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

An esteemed international firm with a long history of excellence in the corporate space. Best known for its expertise in private equity matters and also noted for its M&A and securities law advice. Clients range from Fortune 500 corporations to emerging companies in numerous industries including technology, manufacturing, aviation and financial services.

Strengths

"The firm knows private equity M&A as well as anybody and it does a great job for us," says a client.

Sources say: "The firm is outstanding, it is almost like an extension of us. Its attorneys are world class and they know exactly what we need and how we work."

Clients say: "The advice is top-shelf and the people we work with are leaders in their fields."

Work highlights

Advised SK Capital on its acquisition of the performance products & solutions business from PolyOne for $775 million.

Notable practitioners

Daniel Lennon is a fine choice for transactional work such as domestic and international M&A. His clients include leading private equity firms.
"Daniel Lennon is a super lawyer who is always responsive and he always has the best experience that you can bring to M&A issues, and he is very sharp and able to get transactions done in the right way." "He has great perspectives and he works across a lot of different industries. He is very responsive and always willing to do whatever it takes to get the outcome we want."

David Brown cochairs the DC team and works with private equity firms and private and public companies on a range of transactions.
"He is very thoughtful and incredibly responsive and cares deeply about ensuring that we are protected. He is easy to work with and always looking for a solution."

David Dantzic is adept at advising on cross-border deals, among other matters. His clients include leading private equity firms.
"He is a very good writer, drafter and negotiator and has a great ability to bring the right perspective to any legal situation."

Mitchell Rabinowitz works with clients such as investment banks and startups. He regularly handles M&A among other transactions.
"He is an excellent lawyer."

Paul Sheridan continues to be the first port of call for many private equity firms, handing a range of transactional matters.
"He is a preeminent lawyer with a very good bedside manner. He is very polished, unflappable, hard-working and the lawyer you want by your side on any transaction."

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Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

Latham & Watkins LLP

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Location

555 Eleventh Street, NW

Suite 1000

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20004-1304

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District of Columbia

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity


Daniel Lennon
Band 1
David Brown
Band 4
David S Dantzic
Band 3
Mitchell L Rabinowitz
Band 3
Paul Sheridan
Band 1