DLA Piper Hires Proskauer P.E. Lawyer Eisner

Jan 23 2012 | 4:19pm ET

Private equity lawyer Daniel J. Eisner, formerly of Proskauer, has joined DLA Piper as a partner.

Eisner, who will be based in the firm’s New York and Miami offices, served as chair of Proskauer's private equity group, advising on complex business transactions, including domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, restructurings, and venture and growth capital investments. Previously, Eisner was a partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis. Prior to practicing law, he worked as an investment professional at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Citicorp and Bankers Trust Company.

Roger Meltzer,  global chair of DLA Piper’s corporate and finance practice, said in a statement that Eisner “brings extensive knowledge and technical acumen, which will broaden and deepen the transactional capabilities of our growing private equity practice in New York, as well as domestically and globally, a strategic focus for the firm. I expect Dan to be the principal leader of the firm’s growing New York presence in private equity.”
 
DLA Piper has 4,200 lawyers in 30 countries. 


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