Adler spent nearly 18 years at Goldman Sachs, most recently serving as Managing Director and General Counsel of the firm's Merchant Banking Division, where he helped manage the provision of legal services to the group's multi-billion private equity business across the United States, Europe, and Asia. Prior to Goldman Sachs, he was a Partner in the Corporate Department at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP.
The primary focus of Adler's client work is on corporate investments, M&A and private equity transactions. Adler travels extensively to financial centers where Greenberg Traurig maintains offices, and provides guidance and advice to clients on a worldwide basis. He serves business and portfolio companies on these transactional matters and also on corporate governance, financing, and regulatory issues. He also counsels investment committees, and has extensive experience in fund formation and related matters.
"Ben is a skilled and sophisticated lawyer whose experience in both M&A and private equity across the US, Europe, and Asia truly complements the corporate lawyers in our global practice. His addition contributes to our strategy of offering premier transactional services by market-leading teams at a time when our global M&A and private equity services are in high demand," said Peter H. Lieberman, Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig's Global Corporate Practice.
"Ben is a highly regarded transactional lawyer with a longstanding track record of success at Goldman. His experience is a true fit for our corporate practices and will strengthen our platform globally," said Gary M. Epstein, Senior Chair of Greenberg Traurig's Global Corporate Practice.
"I am thrilled to join Greenberg Traurig," added Adler. "The knowledge, experience, agility, and entrepreneurial spirit at GT, combined with the breadth and depth of the firm's global resources across so many legal disciplines, is a winning proposition for our clients."
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