We have extensive experience in domestic and international private equity transactions. Combining our knowledge of corporate, tax, securities, intellectual property, litigation and ERISA law, we have successfully handled numerous fund formations, mezzanine and later stage investments, rollups, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, private investments in public equity (PIPEs) financings, going private transactions and recapitalizations. In recent private equity transactions, we:

  • Represented investors in the formation of a $700 million fund organized to invest in the domestic and international energy sector
  • Acted as issuer counsel to a company formed and controlled by major private equity funds in its $1.7 billion acquisition of rural local exchange company (RLEC) assets
  • Advised investors in a $475 million complex private equity investment in a public high technology company in connection with its restructuring
  • Handled a $208 million management buyout of a financial services company


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Evans, Stephanie C.

Stephanie C. Evans

Vice Chair, Corporate Practice Group

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Bain, Mick

Mick Bain


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Boot, Jeannette K.

Jeannette K. Boot


+1 212 295 6507 (t)

Borden, Mark G.

Mark G. Borden


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Bothwick, Jay E.

Jay E. Bothwick


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Braun, Martin

Dr. Martin Braun


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Brown, Lillian

Lillian Brown


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Peter Buckland


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Publications & News


March 14, 2014

Chambers & Partners Recognizes WilmerHale in its 2014 Global Edition

Thirty-one WilmerHale lawyers have been named among the “World’s Leading Lawyers for Business” in the 2014 edition of Chambers Global. In addition to these individual accolades, 13 of the firm’s practice areas were also recognized.

November 1, 2013

WilmerHale Among U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” and Again Named International Arbitration “Law Firm of the Year”

The 2014 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list names WilmerHale as “Law Firm of the Year” in International Arbitration—this is the second consecutive year that the firm has won this honor—and honors WilmerHale as a first-tier law firm in 27 national and 60 metro-area rankings.

December 11, 2012

JUVE Once Again Ranks WilmerHale Among "Top 50" Law Firms in Germany

August 31, 2012

The 2013 Best Lawyers in America® List Includes 101 WilmerHale Lawyers

June 7, 2012

Chambers USA 2012 Final Results Announced

June 6, 2012

FBAR Deadline is June 29, 2012; IRS Form 8938 May Also Be Required

May 3, 2012

US and UK Regulators Provide Guidance on Anti-Corruption Controls

March 30, 2012

Chambers USA 2012 Preliminary Results Announced

October 7, 2011

Update: Effective Date for New NLRB Posting Rule Delayed Until 2012

October 5, 2011

Controversial New Rule Requires Employers to Post Notice of Employees' Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act