Sam Snider - McDermott Will & Emery


Sam Snider focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions and private placements, including corporate minority investments and corporate JVs. He has closed more than 75 M&A and capital transactions with aggregate value in excess of $12 billion.

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  • Represented Baker Hughes in its sale of its reciprocating compression business to a private equity purchaser*
  • Represented General Electric Company in its:
    • Sale of its gasification technology business to Air Products International*
    • Multi-jurisdiction, multi-disciplinary global restructuring projects in over 90 countries, supporting its business transformation and divestiture strategy*
    • $2.45 billion acquisition by a portfolio company of GE Energy Finance all of the pipeline assets of Enron Corp.*
    • Acquisition by GE Energy of substantially all of the assets of AstroPower, Inc.*
    • Acquisition by GE Energy of the Enron Wind Energy business*

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  • Chambers USA 2021 and 2022
  • The Legal 500 US 2021 and 2022


  • American Bar Association, member
  • Georgia Bar Association, member
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals, member


New York University School of Law, JD, 2000
Vanderbilt University, BA, magna cum laude, 1997