|[October 09, 2013]
Top-Ranked Private Equity/Buyouts Lawyer Steven Peck Joins Proskauer
NEW YORK & BOSTON --(Business Wire)--
Global law firm Proskauer announced today that top-ranked Private
Equity/Buyouts lawyer Steven M. Peck has joined the firm's Corporate
Department and Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups. Mr.
Peck's diverse transactional experience includes representing private
equity sponsors, multi-national corporations, and other market
participants in their most challenging transactional matters in the
United States and throughout the world. He also advises clients
regarding securities law issues, disclosure and compliance matters, and
"Steve is an accomplished transactional lawyer who is highly regarded by
both clients and colleagues in the private equity industry," said
Proskauer Chairman Joseph
M. Leccese. "He is an important addition to our international
corporate platform, which we are continually expanding to support the
business needs of our sophisticated client base."
Resident in the firm's Boston office, Mr. Peck is ranked as a leading
lawyer for Private Equity/Buyouts by Chambers USA. He has been featured
as a panelist at the Federal Securities Institute in Miami, Florida and
as a guest lecturr on corporate and private equity law at Harvard
Business School and the MIT (News - Alert) Sloan School of Management. He earned his JD
from Boston University Law School and is a graduate of Duke University.
He was previously a partner at Weil.
"Steve's private equity and M&A experience is a perfect fit with our
transactional private equity practice, and will be a strong complement
for our multi-tranche finance and private investment funds clients,"
R. Papa, co-Chair of the firm's Corporate Department and co-head of
the M&A group. "We are delighted to welcome him to Proskauer."
A. Capraro, Proskauer's Boston office head, commented, "In addition
to the depth he brings to our national and international private equity
practice, Steve continues the expansion of our transactional team in
Boston. We are thrilled to have him onboard as we continue to deepen the
comprehensive services we provide to the private equity industry."
Proskauer provides a full range of services to the private equity
industry, including fund structuring, institutional investments,
executive compensation, tax, exits including leveraged buyouts and IPOs,
distressed investments and dispute resolution. The firm's Corporate
Department comprises more than 260 lawyers worldwide and counsels
clients on the full range of complex financial transactions, as well as
ongoing business and regulatory matters. Its core practice areas include
mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, private equity, private
investment funds, finance, multi-tranche finance, technology, media and
communications, and bankruptcy and restructuring.
Founded in 1875, Proskauer is a global law firm serving clients'
critical legal needs from offices in Beijing, Boca Raton, Boston,
Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Newark,
Paris, São Paulo and Washington, DC. Additional information about the
firm can be found at www.proskauer.com.
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