Faegre Drinker announced today that Adam Rosenthal has joined the firm’s Philadelphia and New York offices as a partner in the corporate practice. Rosenthal comes to the firm from Dechert LLP.
Rosenthal’s practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions, as well as recapitalizations, joint ventures, co-investments and other corporate transactions. He routinely represents private equity sponsors, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, family offices and other institutional investors throughout the life cycle of their portfolio investments. Rosenthal has extensive industry experience, having worked on deals in sectors such as telecommunications, software, FinTech, insurance, life sciences, food and beverage, and industrials.
“As we continue to see an increase in our clients’ transactional activity, we are committed to adding accomplished deal professionals like Adam to our leading corporate practice,” Co-Chairs Tom Froehle and Andrew Kassner said in a joint statement. “Adam brings impressive experience to the firm and we are excited to welcome him in Philadelphia and New York, two important markets for our corporate clients.”
Rosenthal also advises clients in the financial services industry on the expansion, consolidation and diversification of their businesses, counseling clients on how to best navigate complex business, legal and regulatory issues. He has represented investment advisors, broker-dealers, mutual funds, business development companies, private lending platforms, wealth managers and other participants in the financial services industry.
“Adam has spent his entire legal career guiding clients through complex transactions and has a sophisticated understanding of what they seek out in deals,” said James Fischer and Keith Radtke, co-leaders of Faegre Drinker’s corporate practice, in a joint statement. “His background in mergers and acquisitions and private equity, and deep experience in industries where our firm thrives, will benefit clients looking for growth.”
Rosenthal previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph E. Irenas in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Brown University, and his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Harvard Law School.
With 225 corporate, securities, tax and finance attorneys, Faegre Drinker’s corporate practice is one of the largest in the nation, serving as legal adviser to clients on their most strategic transactions and business decisions. Attorneys in the group have been primary securities compliance and corporate governance counsel for more than 50 public companies and are leaders in middle-market M&A, collectively working over the past three years on more than 750 transactions, with a cumulative deal value of more than $100 billion.