Carl Reisner

Carl Reisner
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York
New York
+1 212 373 3017
+1 212 492 0017


Who's Who Legal Corporate: Merger & Acquisition

A partner in the corporate department, Carl L Reisner is a senior member of the firm's mergers and acquisitions group. Carl has a diverse mergers and acquisitions practice and provides counsel to a varied and long-standing client base, helping companies through all stages of the corporate life cycle. He has represented start-up companies seeking venture capital, growing companies in a wide variety of acquisitions and financings and restructurings of financially troubled enterprises. Carl is recognised as a leading private equity buyouts lawyer by Chambers USA, The Legal 500 and Best Lawyers in America.

Carl has particularly extensive experience representing private equity firms and their portfolio companies. Over the past three years alone, Carl has advised his clients in connection with over 100 completed M&A transactions.

Carl has particular expertise representing buyers of financially distressed and bankrupt companies, including the purchase of enterprises from bankruptcy estates. He also has broad experience in advising on public company acquisitions, both negotiated and contested. Carl's practice covers a wide cross-section of industries. Recently, Carl has been particularly active in the areas of healthcare, defence, power generation, consumer products, information technology and traditional manufacturing and distribution businesses.

Carl currently serves as vice chair of the International Refugee Assistance Project and chair of the Yale Law School Alumni Fund. He is also a director of The Municipal Art Society of New York.

Carl was an editor of the Yale Law Journal.

WWL says: Carl Reisner is a seasoned M&A lawyer with particular expertise in private equity transactions and proceedings arising out of bankruptcies.

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