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Latham & Watkins LLP

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

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What the team is known for

Prominent corporate practice with extensive capabilities in handling the full gamut of corporate matters, including restructurings, acquisitions and sales of both private and public companies. Represents a diverse range of clients from private equity firms to large privately held companies and family offices. Utilizes its strength in takeover defense and the breadth of its international network to advise on complex transactions covering multiple jurisdictions.

Strengths

Clients say: "They performed incredibly well, we couldn't have asked them to be any better."

A source proclaims: "They bring strong expertise to bear across the globe."

"They have the ability to move quickly on large transactions," says a source.

Work highlights

Retained by Aon to advise on its $80 billion all-stock merger with Willis Towers Watson.

Notable practitioners

Bradley Faris undertakes matters such as acquisitions and joint ventures. His client base includes those in the healthcare and aviation sectors.
"He is an even-keeled rational thinker who can latch onto what's important in the process quickly, and focuses on those problems to get deals done." "He's commercial and gives thoughtful advice. He distills issues quickly and gets to the heart of the matter."

Mark Gerstein is a prominent figure in the market who adeptly handles high-value M&A. His clients include financial institutions and manufacturing companies.
"He is a solutions-oriented M&A lawyer who is sophisticated in risk assessments." "He is an incredibly communicator and makes complex issues simple."

Michael Pucker acts in substantial transactional mandates in sectors including hospitality and real estate. His practice covers deals such as M&A.

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Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

Latham & Watkins LLP

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Location

330 North Wabash Avenue

Suite 2800

Chicago

Illinois

USA

IL 60611

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Illinois

Corporate/M&A


Bradley Faris
Band 2
Mark D Gerstein
Band 1
Michael A Pucker
Senior Statespeople