Frederic L. Levenson - McDermott Will & Emery


Frederic (Fred) L. Levenson is the co-head of the Firm’s Private Equity Practice Group. He provides legal counsel to clients on a broad range of corporate counseling and sophisticated domestic and international transactions. He focuses primarily on private equity (leveraged buyouts), domestic and international mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, venture capital investments and financings, private and public offerings of equity and debt securities, restructurings, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and real estate acquisitions and financings. Fred is a practice area leader for the Healthcare Private Equity practice.

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  • Represented private equity firm Nautic Partners, LLC in its acquisition of Harrington Industrial Plastics, LLC, a leading US-based distributor of industrial plastic piping products


  • The Best Lawyers in America, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Corporate Law, 2020 and 2022 to 2023
  • The Legal 500 United States 2017 to 2022
  • Chambers USA 2012 to 2022
  • IFLR1000, Private Equity, M&A, 2022


University of Miami School of Law, JD, 1993
University of Miami School of Business, MBA, 1990
Tulane University, BSM, 1988