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Perkins Coie LLP

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

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What the team is known for

Notable Chicago practice with a strong midmarket presence. Widely recognized for its representation of private equity funds and their portfolio companies along with major businesses. Maintains a strong bench of advisers with a depth of expertise in LBOs as well as a broad array of corporate and portfolio company matters. Acts for clients in many industries including manufacturing, healthcare and technology.

Strengths

A client states: "They're oriented toward getting deals done in an efficient manner."

"They give good advice because they ask the right questions and keep client goals and priorities at the forefront," a source also observes.

Another interviewee comments: "They do a fine job in the life sciences and venture capital spaces."

Work highlights

Represented Lapmaster Wolters in its acquisition of Diamond Tool and Abrasives.

Notable practitioners

James Cruger is a notable lawyer in private equity transactions. He often handles deals such as M&A and divestitures.
"He is a good, technical lawyer who is very thoughtful and detail-oriented." "He is a pragmatic attorney."

Teri Lindquist represents private equity firms in acquisitions and frequently acts in fund formation work. She has further expertise in leveraged buyouts and workouts.

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Overview

Perkins Coie’s Corporate practice includes more than 260 attorneys who offer a wide breadth of experience in all areas of corporate and transactional matters. Whether filling the role of outside general counsel or representing clients in more customized engagements, such as preparing highly specialized contracts of strategic significance related to mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, technology licensing or negotiations for the supply or purchase of goods, our Corporate team has the depth and breadth to advise on virtually every legal area important to businesses.

Business leaders rely on us for practical advice and guidance on their legal needs. Our clients include emerging companies, closely held private companies, private equity funds, venture capital funds, public companies, financial institutions and nonprofit organizations. More than a third of the attorneys in our Corporate practice are also members of our International Business practice or at least one of our many industry groups. The experience we have gained from representing businesses of all types and sizes throughout the world ensures that our team has a solid foundation and understanding of the global demands under which our clients operate.

    Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

    Perkins Coie LLP

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    Location

    131 South Dearborn Street

    Suite 1700

    Chicago

    Illinois

    USA

    IL 60603-5559

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    Ranked Lawyers

    Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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    Corporate/M&A: Private Equity


    James R Cruger
    Band 4
    Teri Lindquist
    Band 3