BOSTON (April 20, 2005) — McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce that Den White, partner-in-charge of McDermott's Boston Corporate Department, has received the prestigious Meritorious Service Award from the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).
Mr. White has been on the ACG Boston Board of Directors for nine years, serving as ACG Boston President and Chairman. Additionally, he has been a member of the Nominations Committee, Spring M&A Conference Planning Committee, Technology Conference Committee, Economic Conference Committee and Newsletter Committee.
"In addition to being a top-flight corporate lawyer, Den is a consummate gentleman, who has offered sage counsel, leadership and friendship to members of the business community in Boston and beyond," said ACG president Peter Coffey. "During his years on the ACG Boston Board, the chapter has grown from less than 200 members to more than 800 members, and has developed one of the most broad-ranging programs of any ACG chapters. Den’s leadership demonstrates how attention to recruiting additional volunteers can be transformational to a chapter."
At McDermott, Mr. White focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private placements, public offerings of equity, and senior debt financings and other corporate matters. He represents emerging and mature companies, lenders and venture capital firms and private equity investors in the United States and internationally.
Founded in 1954, the Association for Corporate Growth is a global association for professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions. Today ACG has more than 9,000 members from corporations, private equity, finance and professional service firms representing Fortune 500, Fortune 1000, FTSE 100 and mid-market companies in 46 chapters in North America and Europe. For more information visit www.acg.org.
Mr. White is a member of the American and Boston Bar Associations, as well as the Negotiated Acquisitions Committee of the American Bar Association. He earned his J.D. cum laude from Harvard University, and his B.A. summa cum laude from Holy Cross College.
McDermott Will & Emery's Boston office opened in 1981 and has 85 lawyers practicing in the areas of corporate and securities, employee benefits, energy services, environmental law, health law, intellectual property, international, labor and employment, litigation/dispute resolution, real estate, telecommunications and tax.