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USA 2022
California Corporate/M&A
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Band 2

7 Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

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Corporate/M&A - California: San Diego
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Band 2
What the team is known for

A well-respected international firm with capabilities across California. Maintains a fine track record for its work on behalf of private equity funds, corporations and other stakeholders on M&A, and offers wide-ranging industry expertise across healthcare, technology, and media and entertainment. Provides counsel on a variety of corporate transactions as well as private equity investments and leveraged financings. Particularly highly regarded for its capabilities on complex cross-border transactions.

Strengths

"The team has been very responsive to our requests and has been able to provide counsel on a wide range of areas of law, both domestically and internationally."

"They always makes themselves available and provide good advice that keeps in mind our business needs and goals."

"The Paul Hastings team stays on top of the market, and are constantly ahead of the curve when providing commercial advice."

Work highlights

Paul Hastings LLP represented GI Partners in connection with its acquisition of Sectigo.

Paul Hastings LLP advised HYBE on its $1 billion acquisition of Ithaca Holdings.

Paul Hastings LLP represented Intel in connection with its acquisition of Cnvrg.io.

Paul Hastings LLP represented Teleperformance SE in its $690 million acquisition of Health Advocate.

Notable practitioners

Carl Sanchez is a top-flight corporate lawyer who focuses his practice on substantial domestic and cross-border M&A for public and private companies. He offers strong advice across a number of industries, including life sciences, financial services and technology.
"Carl is very experienced in doing deals of extreme complexity. He is very calm in any transaction." "Carl is absolutely top-of-the-market. He is a thought leader who can foresee upcoming deal trends and put them into practice."

Steve Camahort handles an extensive range of corporate transactions, with a particular focus on technology and life sciences M&A.
"Steve provides reasoned business judgment and a pragmatic approach in balancing the substantive legal issues with the  economic considerations and strategic drivers." "He provides an amazing level of partnership."

Mike Kennedy exhibits strength in the representation of corporates and private equity firms in M&A in a number of industries, including technology, healthcare and media.
"Mike is great at untangling complex issues quickly."

William Choe concentrates his practice on domestic and cross-border M&A deals in the technology space.
"Bill is very talented and forward-looking, and he's peerless in distilling the essence of a problem and giving you advice for a clear path forward." "He is knowledgeable, practical and professional."

David Hernand handles public and private M&A in the media, entertainment and technology sectors. He acts for companies, investment banks and private equity sponsors.
"David's expert advice in complicated matters has been very valuable."

Dana Kromm exhibits strength in private equity transactions as part of a diverse corporate offering. She is experienced in handling domestic and cross-border deals on behalf of private equity funds and their portfolio companies.
"Dana is absolutely fantastic. She's very responsive, a great negotiator, knowledgeable and very easy to work with." "Dana provides sound, levelheaded and informed advice."

Robert Miller's practice involves the representation of public and private companies in a range of corporate transactions, including M&A and carve-outs.
"We view him as an extension of our firm when it comes to execution and strategy on transactions thanks to his ability to navigate complex deal dynamics and deliver a solution that works for all."

Ranked Lawyers at
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Corporate/M&A: Private Equity

Mike Kennedy
3
Mike Kennedy
3
Band 3
Dana Kromm
4
Dana Kromm
4
Band 4

California: Los Angeles & Surrounds

Corporate/M&A

David H Hernand
4
David H Hernand
4
Band 4
Robert Miller
4
Robert Miller
4
Band 4

California: San Diego

Corporate/M&A

Carl R Sanchez
1
Carl R Sanchez
1
Band 1

California: San Francisco, Silicon Valley & Surro

Corporate/M&A

Steve L Camahort
3
Steve L Camahort
3
Band 3
William Choe
4
William Choe
4
Band 4