Christopher Giordano > DLA Piper LLP (US) > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper LLP (US)
1251 6TH AVE,
NEW YORK, NY 10020-1104
United States

Work Department

Corporate; Public Company and Corporate Governance; Mergers and Acquisitions; Private Equity

Position

Partner; Co-Chair, New York Corporate Group

Career

Chris Giordano concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions and corporate counselling for private and publicly traded companies, private equity funds and their portfolio companies.

Chris advises clients on topics ranging from acquisitions and divestitures to securities law and general corporate matters, and he regularly represents various REIT sponsors in connection with their M&A activities. Significantly, his practice includes advising companies and their boards on corporate governance and strategic matters, including defending against activist investors. Chris also has deep experience representing private equity funds in their investment activities, including transaction structuring, equity-sponsor buyouts, early and later round financings and liquidity events.

Education

J.D., New York Law School; B.A., Drew University