Global law firm Shearman & Sterling has bolstered its M&A practice with the addition of Daniel Litowitz, who rejoins the firm as counsel in the firm’s New York office. Litowitz comes from Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP.
“We are very pleased that Dan has returned to the firm,” said George Casey, a Shearman & Sterling partner and head of the firm’s Global Mergers & Acquisitions Group. “Dan is an excellent M&A lawyer with a broad range of skills and experiences, and we expect him to play a key role in representing clients–public and private companies as well as private equity firms–in a very active M&A market.”
Litowitz has considerable US and global experience in a wide range of strategic transactions, including cash and stock mergers, tender and exchange offers, private equity transactions, stock and asset acquisition and disposition transactions, and joint ventures for US and multinational clients. His career at Shearman & Sterling included two years at the firm's London office. Litowitz has broad industry experience, including in the media and entertainment, airline, chemical, pharmaceutical, and paper and packaging industries.
Shearman & Sterling’s Global Mergers & Acquisitions Group is consistently ranked among the world’s leading M&A advisors. With almost 200 M&A lawyers worldwide, the firm has a significant presence in all major commercial centers and serves multinational clients across the globe, advising both principals and financial advisors on large, complex matters. The group advised on 159 M&A transactions valued at US $263.8 billion worldwide for Q1-Q3 of 2014.