Ranked InNew York
Corporate/M&A (Band 1)
Professional Memberships: Co-Chairman, Tulane Corporate Institute. Advisory Director, Harvard Law Program on Corporate Governance; ABA Corporate Laws Committee.
Career: Partner since 1986. Management Committee since 2007. Head, M&A Practice 1995-2007. Represents clients in both friendly and hostile acquisitions. Recent representations: Medco merger with Express Scripts; BHP Billiton acquisition of Petrohawk Energy; Barrick Gold acquisition of Equinox Minerals; AirTran merger with Southwest Airlines; BP on various corporate matters; PepsiAmericas’ Transaction Committee in acquisition by PepsiCo; InBev acquisition of Anheuser-Busch; Microsoft bid for Yahoo!; Hershey Foods in connection with various transactions.
Personal: Harvard Law (JD, 1979); Harvard (BA, 1976). Phi Beta Kappa.