NEW YORK (February 13, 2006) — McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce that Seth Goldsamt has joined the Firm as a partner in the New York Corporate Department. As a member of the Corporate Department, Mr. Goldsamt will concentrate his practice on private equity, including leveraged buyouts, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Goldsamt has served as lead counsel in various U.S. and international corporate transactions, including venture capital and other private financings, securities offerings, strategic alliances, licensing, and public and private mergers and acquisitions.
"Seth's experience will be a valuable asset to our continually developing corporate practice and our ongoing growth in the New York office," commented Tim Alvino, partner-in-charge of the Firm’s New York corporate practice.
Mr. Goldsamt received his B.A. magna cum laude in history from Columbia University and his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He is a member of the New York Bar.
McDermott's Corporate Department lawyers represent a wide spectrum of business interests around the world, from Global 50 companies to venture backed start-ups as well as the financial institutions that support them. The Firm's lawyers are highly skilled business lawyers focused on solving complex business problems. Our mergers and acquisitions practice is a globally integrated team of corporate lawyers providing high-end M&A services to a broad range of clients around the world. McDermott's lawyers represent clients in both friendly and contested public company acquisitions, proxy contests, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures and joint ventures. McDermott has extensive experience in complex cross-border transactions and works closely with members of our tax, antitrust and other key practice groups.
McDermott Will & Emery's New York office has more than 150 lawyers who represent a broad range of regional, U.S. and international clients, including some of the world's largest publicly and privately-held companies, financial institutions, private equity funds and high-net-worth individuals.