Chambers USA recognized the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice for “world class expertise when it comes to the most challenging transactions.”
Eric Schwartzman combines more than two decades of transactional and legal experience with practical business judgment to help clients buy, invest in, and sell companies.
Mr. Schwartzman represents private equity sponsors and public and private companies in a variety of complex transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, recapitalizations, dispositions, take-privates, carve-outs, restructurings, and joint ventures. He has deep experience in a diverse range of industries, including technology and its many subsectors, telecommunications, media and entertainment, financial services, healthcare, consumer, retail, energy, manufacturing, and industrials.
Private equity and buy-side representative clients have included:
- Welsh Carson
- Warburg Pincus
- Astra Capital Management
- Platinum Equity
- Madrone Capital
- BDT Capital
- The Sovereign Wealth Fund of Oman
- Lindsay Goldberg
- Riverstone Holdings
- Walden International
He has recently represented clients in successful exits to, among others:
- Thoma Bravo
- Siris Capital
- JMI Equity
- K1 Investment Management
Mr. Schwartzman previously practiced in Latham’s New York office both as an associate and a partner, where he served as the Co-Chair of the New York Corporate Department and as a member of the Recruiting Committee. Prior to rejoining Latham, he served as a partner in the Bay Area at another leading international law firm.