LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global law firm Proskauer announced today that M&A lawyer James Howe has joined the firm’s London office as a partner. Mr. Howe joins Proskauer’s corporate team, working alongside seasoned private equity lawyers Steven Davis, who joined the firm in December, and Matt Rees another recent arrival.
Mr. Howe joins the team with extensive experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions and leveraged buy-outs, coupled with considerable industry knowledge in the financial and business services, and technology sectors. He has represented a broad range of clients globally, including many of the world’s leading private equity sponsors and venture capital firms, investment banks, private investment firms, and public and private companies.
Steven Davis, head of the UK mergers & acquisitions group commented, “It’s been an exciting few months at Proskauer. The firm is committed to growing its global M&A and financing platform and James’ arrival further strengthens our team in London.”
“Our efforts have been focused on strategically growing the team in London, recruiting the brightest talent in the UK market, and carefully building out our platform. The addition of James is testament to this approach, and will provide further depth to our corporate offering,” stated Thomas W. Dollinger, London office managing partner.
Mr. Howe joins from Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he was a partner in the corporate department.
Proskauer is a global law firm recognized for its excellence both in practicing law and serving clients. We are trusted advisors to many of the world’s top companies, financial institutions, investment funds, not-for-profit institutions, governmental entities and other organizations across industries and borders. With 700+ lawyers in 13 offices and approximately 50 areas of practice, we have the capabilities, experience and creativity to guide our clients through their most important legal and business challenges. Additional information about the firm can be found at www.proskauer.com.