WilmerHale is pleased to announce that Andrew Alin, an accomplished mergers and acquisitions and private equity lawyer, has joined the firm as a partner in our New York office.
Mr. Alin is a leading corporate lawyer with a broad mergers and acquisitions practice. He represents financial institutions, financial technology companies and other strategic parties, as well as private equity sponsors, special purpose acquisition companies and hedge funds, in public company mergers, asset sales, subsidiary carve-outs, strategic investments, corporate governance matters, proxy contests, joint ventures, spin-offs, recapitalizations and other complex transactions. He also advises clients on transactions involving distressed companies and assets, including mergers, acquisitions, investments and financings, as well as restructurings.
“Andy is widely recognized as a rising star in the New York M&A and private equity bars. His addition is another impactful step in our continued expansion of those practices, which is a key aspect of the firm’s strategic plan,” said Susan Murley, a corporate lawyer and co-managing partner of WilmerHale.
“I am thrilled to join the WilmerHale team. The firm’s broad offering of top ranked practice areas and deep talent pool provides a highly attractive platform for clients seeking to execute complex transactions,” said Mr. Alin. “I have been greatly impressed with the firm’s collaborative spirit and look forward to working with my new colleagues towards the overall growth of the firm’s corporate practice.”
Mr. Alin joins recent notable additions to WilmerHale’s corporate practice including M&A and private equity Partner Michael Gilligan, capital markets Partner Glenn Pollner, and M&A and corporate Partner Tal Hacohen in New York, and life sciences and licensing Partner Sarah Hogan in Boston.
Mr. Alin has been named a “Rising Star” by The IFLR 1000 in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. He received his BA and JD from University of Pennsylvania. He joins WilmerHale from a global law firm in New York.