Mr. Lennon is described by a client as "of exceptional caliber and consistently works tirelessly to help ensure our success; we view him as an integral part of our enterprise."Chambers USA 2011

Daniel T. Lennon

Washington, D.C.
  • 555 Eleventh Street, NW
  • Suite 1000
  • Washington, D.C. 20004-1304
  • USA
 
 

Dan Lennon is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and is the global Chair of the firm’s Corporate Department. He represents clients in domestic and international mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and financing transactions and has particular expertise in representing private equity firms and their portfolio companies in connection with all aspects of their business, including leveraged buyouts and other private equity investment transactions and related financings.

Mr. Lennon's clients include:

  • The Carlyle Group
  • Onex Partners
  • Platinum Equity
  • HCR ManorCare
  • Allison Transmission

Chambers USA consistently ranks Mr. Lennon in the first tier in its guide and has noted his "incredible capability and superb level of technical ability." Mr. Lennon was also commended in IFLR1000 2008  as a leading private equity lawyer and was noted as "highly recommended" in the M&A area in Which Lawyers Yearbook 2009. Additionally, the 2011 edition of The Legal 500 US recognized Mr. Lennon as one of the nation’s top private equity buyouts lawyers. He has also been named one of the top transactional lawyers in Washington, D.C. by the Legal Times and the Washington Business Journal.

Mr. Lennon's representative transactions include advising: 

  • The Carlyle Group and Hellman & Friedman in connection with their US$4 billion leveraged buyout of Pharmaceutical Product Development, Inc.
  • Groupo Qualicorp SA in connection with its 2011 initial public offering 
  • The Carlyle Group in the formation and funding of Greater China Intermodal, a joint venture formed by Carlyle, Seaspan Corporation and Tiger Group Investments for the purpose of making more than US$5 billion of container shipping investments in the greater China region
  • The Carlyle Group and Onex Corporation in connection with their US$5.6 billion acquisition of Allison Transmission from General Motors
  • MultiPlan, Inc. in connection with its US$3.1 billion sale to BC Partners and Silverlake
  • The Carlyle Group in connection with Carlyle’s US$6.3 billion leveraged buyout of Manor Care, Inc.