Ilir Mujalovic is the Americas Capital Markets Team Leader and a Lead Industry Coordinator for Healthcare. He is also a member of the Firm’s Policy Committee.
He has extensive experience representing issuers and underwriters on a wide variety of matters, including initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, convertible bonds, high yield and other debt offerings. Ilir works with clients across many industries, including Healthcare, Consumer/Retail, TMT, Industrials, Power and Utilities and Financial Institutions.
Ilir regularly represents corporate clients such as Valvoline Inc. in connection with corporate governance and SEC compliance matters and works with leading investment banks including BofA Securities, Morgan Stanley, Citi, Credit Suisse, Cowen, Barclays, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Jefferies, Piper Sandler and SVB Leerink.
He is ranked as a leading capital markets lawyer in Chambers & Partners USA 2022 and in prior years and is also cited in Legal 500 USA 2022 and previously for his work on initial public offerings, life sciences, healthcare and SPAC offerings.
According to Chambers & Partners, Ilir gets excellent feedback for his representation of issuers and underwriters with impressed clients stating “he makes the work look effortless. He's a pleasure to work with, and he's very proactive and efficient. I love working with him.” They commend “the quality of his work, level of commitment and thoughtfulness.” In addition, clients attest to his “great presence in the room when leading discussions," reporting him to be "very communicative, engaged and someone who cares about clients and the transactions.”
Clients also note "he is capable, commercial and he understands the product on a sophisticated level.” Furthermore, clients report him to be “super diligent and highly responsive, and when a diligence issue arises during the deal, everyone has the comfort of knowing that he is on the deal, as he looks out for his client and does not cave in to pressures.”
Ilir is committed to partnering with clients, with clients acknowledging “his hands-on approach and focus is truly remarkable and he’s my go-to lawyer when it comes to equity issuances.” Finally, clients note Ilir’s dedication to client service, highlighting how “he has an unbelievable work ethic, with a hands-on and pragmatic approach. He is laser-focused on getting to the right outcomes for anything that he works on.”
Ilir is a contributing editor of the book entitled Initial Public Offerings 2022, which provides CEOs, CFOs, investment bankers, general counsel, lawyers and the investing community with a detailed overview of the crucial steps, legal issues and market practices involved in an IPO process in major global markets.
He also recently co-authored a chapter in a book titled Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Answer Book, published by the Practising Law Institute.
From August 2010 through February 2014, Ilir was a Director and Assistant General Counsel at Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he advised on a broad range of equity and high yield capital markets transactions.
J.D., summa cum laude