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Latham & Watkins LLP
WASHINGTON DC 20004-1304
United States
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Dan Lennon is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and former global Chair of the firm’s Corporate Department. He represents clients in domestic and international mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and financing transactions. He has particular experience representing private equity firms and their portfolio companies in connection with all aspects of their business, including leveraged buyouts and other private equity investment transactions and related financings.


Corporate Partner



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United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > Private equity buyouts

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Daniel LennonLatham & Watkins LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP has an experienced team, with lawyers skilled in varying transactions, including standard acquisitions, carveouts, and strategic investments. Clients include major players such as Carlyle Group, Ares, Onex, and CVC Capital Partners, with a steady flow of mandates from the firm’s long-standing clients. The global private equity practice is headed by Washington DC-based Paul Sheridan, alongside vice chairs Kem Ihenacho and  Andrea Schwartzman in London and New York respectively. This global platform allows teams to be quickly formed across multiple jurisdictions in order to handle cross-border deals of significant size. Standout highlights include advising the Carlyle Group on its acquisition of StandardAero, and representing Onex in the merger of portfolio company Clarivate with Churchill Capital Corp executed via a SPAC. Other contacts in the team include Daniel Lennon and Howard Sobel, who was recently involved in Leonard Green and Ares’ acquisition of Press Ganey Associates. Also of note, the team was strengthened by a combination of lateral hires and internal promotions. Alexander Johnson joined the New York office from Hogan Lovells US LLP, and Justin Hamill joined from Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLPLauren AndersonEyal OrgadDavid Owen, and Amy Rigdon were all promoted to partner.