Vedder Thinking | News Vedder Price Finance & Transactions Group Adds Michael J. O’Brien from Sidley Austin
April 3, 2017
Vedder Price is pleased to announce that Michael J. O’Brien has joined the firm as a Shareholder in the Finance & Transactions (F&T) practice group in the New York office.
“The addition of Michael is a huge benefit to our corporate and M&A practices,” says Michael Nemeroff, President and CEO of Vedder Price. “With over 30 years of experience in corporate law, M&A transactions and much more, Michael will bring another well-known and skilled corporate and M&A attorney to our New York office. I’m delighted that our deep corporate practice continues to attract the top legal talent in the country like Michael.”
Mr. O’Brien focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity transactions. He has represented strategic clients, financial institutions and private equity firms in investment transactions for over 30 years.
Mr. O’Brien also counsels companies in general corporate and securities matters, including financing transactions. He has represented creditors and debtors in the corporate aspects of restructuring transactions, including the issuance and exchange of securities and negotiation of new shareholder arrangements.
Prior to joining Vedder Price, Mr. O’Brien was a partner in the M&A, Private Equity, Banking and Financial Services and Healthcare teams at Sidley Austin LLP. He received his J.D. and graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School and earned his A.B. from Columbia College.