F. Adam Abulawi is a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Practices.

Mr. Abulawi represents public and private companies, including strategic and financial investors, in connection with domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, carve-outs, reorganizations, and general corporate matters.

Mr. Abulawi regularly advises clients across a broad array of industries, including media, entertainment, technology, retail, consumer products, and real estate. In addition, he actively provides pro bono counsel to artists and non-profit organizations through Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, and previously served on the board of Brooklyn Ballet.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Abulawi served as in-house counsel to an American telecommunications and mass media company, and was a corporate associate in the New York office of another leading international law firm.

Not licensed to practice law in Texas. Bar application pending in Texas.

Mr. Abulawi’s representative matters include advising:

  • Gurnet Point Capital in its take-private acquisition of Radius Health, Inc., a global biopharmaceutical company focused on addressing unmet medical needs in the areas of bone health, neurology orphan diseases, and oncology, in a transaction valued at approximately US$890 million
  • Searchlight Capital Partners in its take-private acquisition of Hemisphere Media Group, a leading US media company targeting the US Hispanic and Latin American markets
  • ArcLight Capital Partners in its acquisition of a solar power platform in Puerto Rico from Sonnedix, the global solar independent power producer
  • Partner’s Group in its US$2.2 billion acquisition of DiversiTech, the largest manufacturer of parts and accessories for heating, ventilation, and air condition equipment in the US
  • Syneos Health (NASDAQ), a fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization, in its acquisition of RxDataScience, a leading healthcare-focused data analytics, data management, and artificial intelligence company
  • The New Home Company (NYSE), a new generation homebuilder, in its US$173 million sale to funds managed by Apollo Global Management
  • The Board Committee of Viacom (NASDAQ) in its US$30 billion merger with CBS*
  • Hasbro (NASDAQ), a global play and entertainment company, in its US$3.8 billion acquisition of Entertainment One*
  • J.D. Power, a provider of analytics and market research, in its US$1.8 billion sale to Thoma Bravo*
  • Janssen Biotech, a Janssen Pharmaceutical Company of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE), in its US$750 million acquisition of all rights to the investigational compound bermekimab from XBiotech*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • JD, University of Texas School of Law
  • BBA, University of Houston
    magna cum laude

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic