Provided by Vijay Sekhon
VIJAY SEKHON is a partner in Sidley’s San Francisco and Century City offices and a member of the M&A, Private Equity, Capital Markets and Restructuring practice groups. His practice focuses on mergers, purchases, sales and reorganizations of businesses for companies and private equity and hedge funds. Vijay also focuses on public debt and equity offerings, private placements and purchases and sales of debt and equity, and general corporate and securities law, including advising companies and private equity and hedge funds on their disclosure obligations under the federal securities laws.
He has represented Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., The Blackstone Group, L.P., TPG Capital, KKR & Co., Inc., Cerberus Capital Management, L.P., Elliott Management Corp., EQT Partners, Canyon Partners, Franklin Templeton Investments, Pine River Capital Management, L.P., TowerBrook Capital Partners, The Yucaipa Companies, LLC, Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc., Siris Capital Group, LLC, Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., Universal Studios Japan, Polar Asset Management Partners Inc., Fundamental Advisors LP, Z Capital Partners, L.L.C., Faraday Future, QVT Financial, JHL Capital Group, Glendon Capital Management LP, Tribune Publishing Company, Castle Creek Capital LLC, Banc of California, Zelnick Media Capital, Hello Alfred, and ICON Aircraft, Inc.
Vijay served as senior counsel in the Office of the General Counsel of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from 2009 to 2011, and an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law from 2014 to 2017. He was a judicial intern for former Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist in the United States Supreme Court and the Honorable Ellen Segal Huvelle in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Vijay has published numerous articles related to law, business and finance in respected academic and practitioner journals, including the Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance, the Berkeley Business Law Journal, the Securities Regulation Law Journal, The Real Estate Finance Journal, Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law and the Review of Banking & Financial Law as well as a book titled Corporate Acquisitions and Mergers in the United States (Wolters Kluwer ed. 2022).
Vijay Sekhon's burgeoning practice includes representing private equity funds in M&A deals across a broad range of sectors.
"Vijay is our go-to lawyer, and feels like a part of our in-house team."