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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

COMERICA BANK TOWER, 1717 MAIN STREET, SUITE 3750, DALLAS, TX 75201-7301, USA
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Work +1 214 765 3600
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Fax +1 214 765 3602

Mark Solomon

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Work +1.214.765.3605
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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Mark S. Solomon, managing partner of Katten's Dallas office, focuses his highly active mergers and acquisitions practice on representing private equity firms and public and private companies from diverse industries in transactions of all types, sizes and complexities. He also counsels clients on a variety of public and private securities offerings, venture capital, joint ventures and private equity transactions. Regarded as a top dealmaker locally and nationally, The Deal magazine recognized Mark's work as lead counsel in representing a multinational corporation in its $3.5 billion acquisition of a financial services company as its "Deal of the Year."

Mark frequently speaks and authors articles on a broad range of corporate and transaction topics. He is consistently recognized by his peers and has been selected to the Texas Super Lawyers in securities and corporate finance and has been recognized as one of the "Best Lawyers in Dallas" in the corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions category in D Magazine.

Education

JD, The George Washington University Law School, with honors; BA, Franklin & Marshall College


United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m)

Within: M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m)

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is ‘superb in every respect’. The practice has particularly deep sector knowledge in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, sports, financial services and investment funds, and also fields lawyers with deal experience in education, manufacturing, transportation, media and technology, among other areas. Matthew Brown is ‘a superstar, who anticipates and solves every problem before anyone asks, and he has a clear understanding of business and legal strategies’; Brown acted for Edwin Eisendrath and the Chicago Federation of Labor in the high-profile bid for and successful purchase of the Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Reader and Straight Dope from Wrapports. Team head Mark Grossmann, who divides time between the Chicago and New York offices, assisted Victory Park Capital Advisors with the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Katy Industries, a manufacturer, importer and distributor of commercial cleaning and consumer storage products. Other key matters for the group included advising Svoboda Capital Partners on separate transactions, including the sale of DataBank Holdings, a national provider of business process automation solutions, to Kyocera Document Solutions; and acting for Meta Financial Group in numerous acquisitions, including the acquisition of substantially all of the assets and specified liabilities of Specialty Consumer Services to expand its presence in the tax services space. Other recommended attorneys include Stephen Antion in Los Angeles, Century City’s Daniel Peters and Chicago-based Jeffrey Patt and Kimberly Smith. Mara Glaser McCahan is a key Washington DC contact; Russell Black is a notable Charlotte name; and New York-based Farzad Damania is also highly rated. In Dallas the team recently hired Mark Solomon, Peter Bogdanow, David Washburn and Victor Zarnetti from the legacy Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP firm.

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