Corporate/M&A (Band 4)
Practice Areas: Heads the Firm's Chicago office. Focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and general corporate and securities matters. Represents buyers, sellers and their financial advisers in a variety of transactions, including negotiated and contested public acquisitions and divestitures, management buyouts, restructurings, spinoffs, and joint ventures and other strategic alliances. Counsels issuers, selling shareholders and investment banks in public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities.
Career: J.D., The University of Chicago Law School, 1987 (associate editor, The University of Chicago Law Review; Order of the Coif; Olin Scholar); B.A. Dartmouth College, 1982 (summa cum laude).