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Taurie M. Zeitzer
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1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
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A partner in the Corporate Department, Taurie M. Zeitzer is a member of the firm’s Private Equity Group and the Mergers & Acquisitions Group. She focuses her practice on large-cap private equity, mergers & acquisitions and complex corporate transactions, including leveraged buyouts of public and private companies, strategic mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, cross-border transactions, carve-out transactions and recapitalization transactions.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

Taurie’s work has earned her recognition as a leading M&A lawyer in the United States by Chambers and The Legal 500. Taurie has been recognized multiple times as a Private Equity MVP by Law360, most recently in 2019. In 2018, she was listed as “Best in Private Equity” at the 7th Annual Euromoney Legal Media Group in Business Law Awards, featured in The Deal’s “Women in M&A: The Powerhouse 20” and listed as one of the top 500 Lawyers in America by Lawdragon magazine. In 2017, Taurie was featured in Crain’s New York Business’ inaugural list of Leading Women Lawyers in New York City. She has also been recognized as one of the top 500 Lawyers in America by Lawdragon magazine every year since 2015.  

EXPERIENCE

Taurie has completed numerous multibillion dollar complex corporate transactions, including leveraged buyouts, take-private transactions, cross-border transactions and carve-out transactions on behalf of some of the largest and most sophisticated global private equity firms. She also frequently represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in related matters, including financings, follow-on acquisitions, dispositions, strategic joint ventures, corporate governance and management equity and incentive plans. In addition, Taurie advises private equity funds and senior deal professionals with respect to carried interest, compensation and governance arrangements. 

Taurie has served as a trusted advisor to Apollo Global Management since 1998 and to Searchlight Capital Partners since its inception.

Taurie's clients include: 

  •      Apollo Global Management;
  •      Searchlight Capital Partners;
  •      Gamut Capital Management;
  •      The ADT Corporation;
  •      Diamond Resorts International, Inc.;
  •      Rackspace Inc.;
  •      Coinstar, LLC;
  •      ClubCorp Holdings, Inc.;
  •      Redbox Automated Retail, LLC;
  •      ecoATM, Inc.;
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         Vectra Co. (fka OM Group, Inc.);
  •      Cengage Learning, Inc.;
  •      Touch Tunes Interactive Networks, Inc.;
  •      Verso Paper Corp.;
  •      Silver Lake Partners;
  •      Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board; and
  •      BC Partners.

Taurie holds a B.A. from Duke University and a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.

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