Samantha R. Koplik - McDermott Will & Emery


Samantha R. Koplik focuses her practice on leveraged finance transactions for private equity firms, strategic buyers, institutional investors, biotech/pharma companies, private debt funds and other providers and consumers of debt financing. She advises clients on a broad range of domestic and cross-border financing transactions, including acquisition financing, recapitalizations, strategic capital raises, restructurings and exits. She also provides general financing and corporate advice to a number of private equity portfolio companies and other operating companies across various industries in the United States and multiple other jurisdictions.


  • Represented Court Square Capital Partners in its majority investment in Thrive Operations, a leading provider of technology managed services, from M/C Partners, and several domestic and cross-border add-on acquisitions to Thrive’s platform*
  • Represented Court Square Capital Partners in its recapitalization of The Evans Network of Companies, a leading non-asset based logistics services company*
  • Represented Court Square Capital Partners in its acquisition of Advanced Diabetes Supply, a leading national distributor of durable medical equipment for diabetes patients, and ADS’s subsequent acquisition of US Medical Supply, a home delivery medical services company, from H.I.G. Capital*

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  • The Legal 500 US, Private Equity and Commercial Lending
  • IFLR1000, Banking and Capital Markets: Debt, 2022-2023
  • Private Equity International (PEI), Future 40, 2021
  • Euromoney, Rising Star, 2017-2018


  • American Bar Association, member
  • New York State Bar Association, member
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York, member


New York University School of Law, JD, 2007
Vassar College, BA, 2004

New York