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McDermott Will & Emery LLP
SUITE 4500
MIAMI, FL 33131-2184
United States
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Partner Harris C. Siskind advises clients on private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. Harris is global head of McDermott’s Transactions Practice Group.

Harris has handled many complex transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures, on behalf of private equity sponsors. He has also represented numerous strategic buyers, public corporations and private companies in connections with acquisitions, sales and a broad range of other corporate transactions.

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Lawyer Rankings

United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m)

McDermott Will & Emery LLP advises clients on a range of corporate, M&A and private equity deals, and has a particularly strong reputation in the healthcare, pharmaceuticals and life sciences sectors. Other sector strengths include alcoholic beverages, food, transport, energy and biotechnology. The team is headed by Harris Siskind in Miami, who has experience advising corporates and private equity sponsors on M&A and a variety of other corporate matters. Contacts in the New York office include Timothy Alvino, who handles cross-border M&A and joint ventures, and Todd Finger, who co-heads the New York transactions group and is experienced in stock and asset transactions, LBOs, venture capital investments, restructurings and recapitalizations. David Goldman left for an in-house role at Rosemark Capital.

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

McDermott Will & Emery LLP is very active in the middle market, representing investors and managers in lifecycle PE matters, with a particular strength in advice to family offices on direct investments. The ‘cutting edge‘ practice also works regularly with portfolio companies on strategic acquisitions and investments. Industry focuses include energy, manufacturing, chemicals, healthcare and food and drink. Key offices are located in Chicago, Miami, and Washington DC, allowing a geographically diverse list of clients, with several cross-border mandates. The practice is jointly headed by Chicago-based Andrew McCune and Harris Siskind in Miami, both dedicated private equity lawyers. Brooks Gruemmer in Chicago and Frederic Levenson in Miami are also highly rated.