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McDermott Will & Emery LLP

340 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10173-1922, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 547 5400
Fax:
Fax +1 212 547 5444
Web:
www.mwe.com

Thomas Sauermilch

Tel:
Work +1 212 547 5532
Email:
Web:
www.mwe.com
McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Work Department

Corporate & Transactional

Position

Partner

Career

Partner Thomas Sauermilch concentrates in cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and joint venture transactions, and regularly advises clients in corporate governance and compliance matters. He has led transactions in a wide range of sectors, including aerospace and avionics, automotive industries, chemicals, energy, engineering, manufacturing, media, medical devices and scientific instruments, metals and natural resources, packaging, pharmaceuticals, semiconductor equipment, software, technology and trading. His transactional experience extends to more than 30 countries.

Please visit McDermott's website for full biography.
https://www.mwe.com/en/team/s/sauermilch-thomas


United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m)

Within: M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m)

McDermott Will & Emery LLP’s ‘team is very quick and extremely responsive; it is also very commercially focused, understands clients’ priorities as a business and is flexible in how it staffs to suit budget and transaction type’. The firm’s Miami office was boosted by the hire of Roy Larson, formerly the Miami managing partner of Baker McKenzie LLP; and the California-based team was strengthened through the recruitment of Silicon Valley-based technology deal lawyer David Lipkin from Morrison & Foerster LLP. The New York practice regularly leads on large public company deals and cross-border matters; the Chicago corporate practice handles a mixture of public and private equity deals; the Texas transactional team is well known for deals with a telecoms and technology angle; and the Massachusetts group is noted for handling high-value life sciences deals. The practice advised Motorola Solutions on its acquisition of Spillman Technologies, a company that provides public safety software to agencies throughout the US; acted for Steward Health Care System in its acquisition of IASIS Healthcare; and assisted Amazon with specific Texas corporate issues regarding its $13.7bn acquisition of Whole Foods. Miami-based Harris Siskind, who is highly regarded for advising clients on private equity transactions, M&A deals and general corporate matters, is the firm-wide corporate chair; and ‘strong negotiator’ Thomas Conaghan leads the Washington DC corporate practice, which is noted for deals in the alcohol beverage and renewable energy industries. The recommended New York practitioners include Thomas Sauermilch (a former chair of the firm’s global M&A practice whose transactional experience extends to over 30 countries); and Timothy Alvino, whose sector experience includes avionics, energy, manufacturing, media, retail, staffing and software, and who ‘always amazes for the level of service he is prepared to give his clients as a matter of course’. In Washington DC, Samuel Wales is particularly focused on M&A deals, divestitures, recapitalization, joint ventures and the related financing required to fund such transactions. Other key advisers include Dallas’ Wilson Chu, who is ‘a great relationship manager’, Gregory Hidalgo, who is ‘very smart, does not miss the details and is a great advocate’, as well as Silicon Valley-based Mark Mihanovic, and Michael Sartor and Byron Kalogerou in Boston.

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