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Paul Kukish

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Paul Kukish is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Kukish has a broad mergers and acquisitions practice, encompassing both public and private acquisitions, dispositions, tender offers, co-investments, joint ventures and general corporate matters, including corporate governance and takeover defense. He has represented numerous public companies and private equity firms in transactions involving US and non-US companies across a wide range of industries, including energy, retail, commodities, telecommunications and manufacturing. He has also represented issuers, underwriters and initial purchasers in numerous debt and equity securities offerings.


Corporate Partner


United States: Industry focus

Energy transactions: conventional power

Within: Next generation lawyers

Paul Kukish - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: Energy transactions: conventional power

Latham & Watkins LLPoffers a very high level of service across multi-disciplines’, with Los Angeles-based Jeffrey Greenberg singled out as ‘a top option for project finance deals’; Greenberg and New York-based Christopher Cross advised AES on a private placement, construction loan and liquidity facilities relating to the AES Southland Energy Project in Arizona and California. On the M&A side, recent big-ticket mandates include New York-based co-chair David Kurzweil acting for Energy Capital on the $17bn acquisition of Calpine. Other recommended practitioners in New York are Jonathan Rod, who has ‘unparalleled capital markets execution experience’, and Paul Kukish. Washington DC-based David Schwartz co-chairs the practice. Eli Hunt joined Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in March 2018.

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