Provided by Michael A Woronoff
Michael Woronoff is a leading member of Kirkland’s transactional practice. For over three decades, he has advised some of the leading private equity firms in their most complex transactions spanning a wide variety of sectors. In addition, he is a trusted advisor to a number of senior PE fund managers, entrepreneurs, and family-owned businesses. He represents these clients in complex private equity, M&A and restructuring transactions, as well as debt and equity financings. He also advises on various other corporate and securities law matters, including SEC reporting, corporate governance and strategic alliances. The Daily Journal has named him nine times as one of the top 100 lawyers in California. He has twice been awarded Lexology’s Client Choice Award in the category of M&A (California). Clients describe him as “incredibly talented and excellent to work with,” “the person I turn to when I have a tough issue,” “very pragmatic and results oriented,” “100% focused on providing exceptional service,” and “literally one of the best attorneys with whom I have ever worked.”
Board of directors, Alexandria Real Estate Equities (NYSE: ARE); Board of Trustees, Alliance College-Ready Public Schools Foundation; Board of Governors, Cedars Sinai Medical Center; Dean’s Advisory Council, Purdue University Daniels School of Business; Board of Advisors, Purdue Global’s Law School; Adjunct Professor, UCLA School of Law
J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 1985; BSIM, MSIA, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, 1982.
Put a Stake in Stakeholder Capitalism (Commentary); Effective vs. Nominal Valuations in Venture Capital Investing (NYU Journal of Law and Business); Understanding Anti-Dilution Provisions in Convertible Securities (Fordham Law Review); Using a Venture Capital Class to Teach Transactional Skills (Tennessee Journal of Business Law)