Adam D. Rosenthal



Adam Rosenthal helps clients seamlessly execute mergers and acquisitions as well as recapitalizations, joint ventures, co-investments and other corporate transactions. Private equity sponsors, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, family offices and other institutional investors routinely look to him for support throughout the life cycle of their portfolio investments.

Adam advises clients in the financial services industry on the expansion, consolidation and diversification of their businesses, offering workable solutions to complex business, legal and regulatory issues. Adam has represented industry participants across the board, from investment advisers and wealth managers to broker-dealers, private lending platforms and mutual funds. 

Legal Background

Adam spent nearly a decade as an associate and partner in Dechert’s corporate and securities practice, focusing on financial services M&A. Prior to his time there, Adam served as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph E. Irenas in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Personal Interests

Outside of the office, you can often find Adam taking a pen to crossword puzzles or putting his tactical skills to work with a game of backgammon. He also enjoys taking road trips with his family.

Related Industries


Bar Admissions

New Jersey
New York


U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Hon. Joseph E. Irenas, 2010-2011


Harvard Law School
J.D. cum laude, Harvard Journal of Law & Technology (Article Editor) (2007)

Brown University
A.B. in American History (2003)


  • IFLR1000 — Rising Star, M&A and Private Equity, 2016-17
Awards Methodology
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