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Our Private Equity Group provides trusted counsel derived from deep industry knowledge to established as well as up-and-coming private equity firms. We represent firms of every size across the spectrum of investment strategies, and we build long-standing relationships with our clients. As active participants in the private equity industry, we are able to advise our clients on the latest innovations, as well as current market practices and trends.


Our Private Equity Group has built a stellar reputation in the industry. Our recent recognitions include:

  • Law360: Recognized in 2023 as “Practice Group of the Year” for private equity, with numerous lawyers recognized as Law360 “MVPs” and “Rising Stars” 
  • Private Equity International 2023: Shortlisted for “Law Firm of the Year – Transactions”
  • Chambers USA and Chambers Global 2023: Ranked as a leading firm in private equity buyouts, with four lawyers earning top rankings
  • The Legal 500 2023: Ranked as a Tier 1 firm in private equity buyouts with four lawyers earning top rankings
  • IFLR1000 2024: Ranked as a Tier 1 firm in private equity, with 11 lawyers earning top rankings. Shortlisted for Private Equity "Team of the Year" in the Americas and European "Private Equity Deal of the Year"
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" 2023: Ranked as a Tier 1 firm in leveraged buyouts and private equity, with three lawyers earning top rankings
  • The American Lawyer 2023: Two lawyers named "Dealmakers of the Year"
  • The Deal 2023: Two lawyers recognized as “Top Women in Dealmaking,” one lawyer recognized as a "Private Equity Dealmaker of the Year," and one lawyer recognized as a “Top Rising Star;" in 2018, recognized as “Private Equity Law Firm of the Year”
  • M&A Advisor 2023: One lawyer recognized as "Legal Advisor of the Year," one lawyer recognized as an "Emerging Leader" and awarded "Deal of the Year" 
  • Euromoney Women in Business Law America 2022: One lawyer shortlisted for "Private Equity Lawyer of the Year" 
  • 2021: Recognized as one of the “Best Law Firms for Private Equity”

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