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Jeffrey D Marell

Jeffrey D Marell

Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP1285 Avenue of the AmericasNew YorkNew YorkUSA10019-6064

Global Leader

M&A 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jeffrey Marell is looked upon with enormous favour for his excellence in public and private M&A transactions.


A partner in the corporate department, Jeff is the co-head of the firm’s mergers and acquisitions practice, a member of the private equity group and a member of the firm’s management committee. Jeff is a nationally recognised transactional lawyer who focuses on a range of corporate matters. He has extensive experience representing strategic and private equity clients in the full spectrum of public and private merger and acquisition transactions, including negotiated and contested acquisitions and divestitures, minority investments and carve-out transactions. Jeff’s public company experience also includes numerous activist defence matters and special committee assignments.

Jeff’s work has earned him recognition as a leading M&A lawyer in the USA by Chambers and The Legal 500. He was featured in April 2011 on This Week in the Boardroom discussing “love letter” takeovers, and has also participated in numerous M&A and private equity conferences as well as CLE courses. Jeff participated on the panel “A Discussion with the Dealmakers” at the Practising Law Institute’s Delaware Law Developments conference in 2015. Additionally, he has co-authored two articles published in The Deal magazine: “The Fine Print” and “In Search of Certainty: New, Limited Optionality in M&A Deals”.

Jeff was a member of the George Washington Law Review.

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