Joshua Samis - McDermott Will & Emery


Joshua Samis concentrates his practice in matters concerning corporate finance and private equity. He represents private equity sponsors, public and private companies and commercial lending institutions in connection with the negotiation and documentation of domestic and cross-border transactional matters, including credit facilities related to leveraged acquisitions, recapitalizations, and loan workouts and restructurings. Josh’s expansive knowledge in corporate finance and private equity makes him an asset to our lawyers across various practices and offices. Josh is also a current member of the Firm’s Income Partner Compensation Committee and Technology Committee.

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  • Represented a variety private equity groups and their portfolio companies in connection with negotiation of debt commitment letters and credit facilities for the purposes of funding acquisitions, including senior secured credit facilities, secured second-lien credit facilities, bridge debt facilities and mezzanine debt facilities
  • Represented Amulet Capital Partners in a variety of transactions including its investments in US Fertility through the acquisition of IntegraMed and Shady Grove Fertility and US Fertility’s acquisition of Ovation Fertility as well as investments in Children’s Choice Dental Management, United Vein & Vascular Centers and Unlock Health
  • Represented Blue Sea Capital in a variety of transactions including its investments in Apex Physics Partners, Beacon Oral Specialists, SignatureMD, Specialty Smile Partners, Spectrum Vision Partners, and WillowWood Global

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  • Chambers USA, Banking & Finance – Up and Coming, 2022-2023
  • The Legal 500 US, 2018, 2021-2022


  • North Park Elementary School Board of Trustees, member


Emory University, School of Law, JD, 2005
Indiana University, BA, with distinction, 2002