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Paul S Bird

New York, USA USA Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Corporate/M&AMedia & Entertainment: CorporatePrivate Equity: Buyouts
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Corporate/M&A - New York

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Paul Bird is known for representing companies and private equity houses in a broad spectrum of transactions. He regularly handles cross-border M&A.
"Paul is highly experienced, sophisticated and practical." "Paul is an exceptionally talented attorney. He has a strong business sense and style that plays well in negotiating in highly competitive situations."
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Media & Entertainment: Corporate - New York

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Paul Bird advises public companies and private equity firms on M&A transactions and corporate governance. He has significant experience in the media and entertainment sector.
"He is an excellent lawyer with lots of experience and is very levelheaded." "He is a very good M&A lawyer and a real professional who does a good job."
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Private Equity: Buyouts - New York

Band 2

Paul Bird is considered a transactional expert, with sources applauding his excellent track record in advising on both private equity work and strategic M&A for household-name clients.
"Paul knows how to get things done. He is highly respected, extremely commercial and great at diffusing tense situations."
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Paul Bird is a senior M&A partner and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. He was Co-Chair of the firm’s Corporate Department and led the Mergers & Acquisitions Group for over a decade. Mr. Bird’s practice focuses on advising private equity firms, public companies, boards of directors and special committees, in connection with mergers & acquisitions and other significant corporate matters, including cross-border transactions, leveraged buyouts, spin-offs and takeover defense. He also regularly counsels corporations and their directors on corporate governance and fiduciary duty matters.

Prior to joining Debevoise, Mr. Bird served as law clerk to the Hon. Robert W. Sweet, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He received his B.A. from Yale University in 1983 and his J.D. from Yale Law School in 1987, where he was senior editor of the Yale Law Journal.

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