May 14, 2012 (New York) – Proskauer has expanded its mergers and acquisitions capabilities with the addition of Lorenzo Borgogni as a partner in the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group. Borgogni, who joins from Dewey & LeBoeuf, will be based in Proskauer’s New York office.
“Lorenzo has developed an extremely successful and diverse practice and will bring a wealth of legal and business experience to the firm," said Ronald R. Papa, co-Chair of Proskauer’s Corporate Department and co-head of its Mergers & Acquisitions Group. "He is a talented M&A lawyer and has been involved in a variety of complex, high-profile domestic and international transactions."
Borgogni represents both public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and corporate governance matters. His practice focuses on cash and stock-for-stock mergers, stock and asset acquisitions, tender offers, leveraged buyouts and going-private transactions, auctions, spin-offs and divestitures, takeover defenses and proxy contests.
“Given his significant experience with international clients and impressive legal skills, Lorenzo will allow us to continue to expand our global capabilities," said Michael A. Woronoff, co-head of Proskauer’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group and head of the firm’s Los Angeles office. “He adds further strength to our M&A practice as we continue to grow to meet our clients' needs.”
Proskauer's Mergers & Acquisitions Group has been consistently recognized by leading ranking publications for its work around the world, with Chambers USA and US Legal 500 ranking the practice in their top tier and quoting Proskauer clients about the firm’s integral role in getting their deals done. Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst named Proskauer to its list of “Most Active Law Firms” (by number of buyouts), and the firm regularly appears on Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg and MergerMarket league tables in the U.S. and globally for involvement in completed deals.
Founded in 1875, Proskauer is a global law firm widely recognized for its leadership in a variety of legal services provided to clients worldwide from offices in Beijing, Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Newark, New Orleans, New York, Paris, São Paulo and Washington, DC. Additional information about the firm, which has extensive experience in all areas of practice important to businesses, not-for-profit institutions and individuals, can be found at www.proskauer.com.