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Thaddeus Malik

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Corporate/ Mergers & Acquisitions


Thaddeus J. Malik (Thad) is a partner in the Corporate Department of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Chicago office. He has a wide-ranging practice with a focus on M&A, securities and private equity transactions, as well as general corporate and securities counseling. Mr. Malik has extensive experience in mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, strategic investments and joint ventures in a variety of industries, including defense and aerospace, publishing, software development, gaming and financial and shareholder services. His international experience includes transactions throughout the EU and China. He also represents committees of independent directors, including audit, compensation and special investigative committees, on various matters.


Board member and serves as counsel to The First Tee of Greater Chicago, The Illinois Professional Golfers Association Foundation and The Elmhurst Children’s Assistance Foundation Member, National Association of Corporate Directors Member, Business Section of the American Bar Association Member of the bar of the State of Illinois


Harvard Law School, J.D., 1991 (cum laude) Northwestern University, B.A., 1988 (with distinction, Phi Beta Kappa)

United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

M&A: large deals ($1bn+)

Within: M&A: large deals ($1bn+)

Paul Hastings LLP has a notable national presence with highly reputable M&A specialists in California, Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Washington DC and Houston especially. Media, entertainment, technology and life sciences are key sectors for broadly skilled team. Moreover, it is regularly engaged as counsel to financial advisers to parties involving in M&A transactions. Clients include Samsung, Goldman Sachs, Merck & Co, General Electric, Morgan Stanley, Electrolux and Nordstrom. David Hernand is a prominent name in Los Angeles, vice chair of the firm’s global corporate department, and advised Morgan Stanley, as financial adviser to Regal Entertainment Group, on its $3.6bn sale to Cineworld Group. San Francisco's Steve Camahort led the team that represented Qatalyst Partners, as financial adviser to Microsemi in its $8.35bn sale to Microchip Technology; Camahort is a regular counsel to financial advisers and has a tremendous record in technology and life sciences transactions. In another large-cap deal, Chicago partner Thad Malik headed the team that advised GE Healthcare on its $1.05bn carve-out disposition of its value-based digital care business to Veritas Capital. New York partner Robert Leung is noted for cross-border deals, especially those involving Latin America. San Diego's Carl Sanchez heads the global M&A practice, while Los Angeles' Robert Miller and New York-based David Shine and Samuel Waxman are also highly reputed.

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