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Corporate Partner focusing on M&A for financial institution clients. Significant transactions include Blackstone’s announced partnership with Thomson Reuters for Thomson’s Financial & Risk Business, First Data’s merger with Fiserv, Oaktree’s sale of a majority stake of its business to Brookfield Asset Management, MassMutual’s sale of Oppenheimer Funds to Invesco, Fifth Third Bancorp’s merger with MB Financial, KKR in investments in Focus Financial and PURE Insurance and the acquisition of USI Insurance, KeyCorp’s acquisition of First Niagara, SunGard’s sale to FIS, acquisition of optionsXpress by The Charles Schwab Corporation, Mellon Financial’s merger with The Bank of New York, multiple acquisitions by People’s United Financial and the U.S. Treasury’s $250 billion TARP capital investment program.


Joined Firm, 2001; Partner, 2011.


BA, Harvard College (1997); JD, Columbia Law School (2001).