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Lee Meyerson

New York, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Financial Services Regulation: Financial Institutions M&A , Corporate/M&A
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Financial Services Regulation: Financial Institutions M&A - USA - Nationwide

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Lee Meyerson is widely touted as one of the most accomplished financial services M&A lawyers of his generation. He works closely with clients to execute major transactions with seasoned efficiency, including sales, mergers and acquisitions.
"He has such great depth of experience and has seen everything there is to see in the financial institutions space. He is thoughtful, considered, and adds strategic influence to every matter. He also has this wonderful dry wit which makes tense situations easier to deal with." "I have always liked Lee. He continues to be one of the top bank M&A lawyers in the country."
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Corporate/M&A - New York

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Lee Meyerson is head of the firm's financial institutions practice, and counts a number of banks and investment firms among his stable of clients. His broad practice encompasses M&A and capital markets transactions.
"He is great, his clients absolutely love him."
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Head of global Financial Institutions Practice and previous head of global M&A practice. Representations include Toronto-Dominion Bank’s TD Ameritrade/The Charles Schwab sale ($26 billion); TCF Financial/Chemical merger ($3.5 billion); ADS/Bread acquisition ($450 million); People’s United’s acquisitions of United Financial, Suffolk, Farmington and Belmont ($2 billion total); IBERIABANK/First Horizon merger ($3.9 billion); WMH/Nationstar Mortgage merger ($3.8 billion); Fifth Third/MB Financial merger ($4.7 billion); Synovus/FCB Financial acquisition ($2.9 billion); KeyCorp/First Niagara acquisition ($4.1 billion); Petrohawk/BHP sale ($15.1 billion); JPMorgan/Bank One merger ($58 billion) and commodities business sale ($3.5 billion); Mellon/BONY merger ($16.8 billion); Toronto-Dominion in $33 billion of U.S. acquisitions; U.S. Treasury $250 billion TARP; Schwab/optionsXpress acquisition ($1 billion). Practice includes financial institutions IPOs, securities offerings.

Career

Partner, 1989.

Personal

BA, magna cum laude, Duke University (1977); JD, NYU Law School (1981), Law Review editor.

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