Gregory R. Metz - McDermott Will & Emery


With a focus on complex business transactions, Greg regularly works with private equity clients on mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, debt and equity restructurings, and divestitures. He has structured, negotiated and closed many transactions within a variety of industries.

Greg is a co-head of the Firm’s Private Equity Practice Group and co-head of the Chicago Office’s Transactions Practice Group.


  • Represented The Sterling Group and Capitol Meridian Partners in their joint acquisition of PrimeFlight Aviation Services, a global provider of aircraft-related services to commercial airline, airport, cargo and general aviation customers, from The Carlyle Group
  • Represented The Sterling Group in its acquisition of Gulf Winds International, a provider of intermodal transportation solutions, including container drayage and container storage
  • Represented Revelstoke Capital Partners in its acquisition of Monte Nido, a national eating disorder treatment provider
  • Represented Sterling Partners and its portfolio company Platinum Dermatology Partners in its merger transaction with West Dermatology, a portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners

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  • Chambers USA 2021 to 2023
  • The Legal 500 USA, 2022
  • IFLR1000, Private Equity, M&A, 2017 to 2022


  • Law360, Private Equity Editorial Advisory Board, 2023


Northwestern University School of Law, JD, cum laude, 1999
Washington University in St. Louis, BA, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1996