Michael Pucker is a member of the firm's Corporate Department.

Mr. Pucker's practice focuses on:

  • General Corporate Counseling
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital
  • Capital Markets
  • Company Representation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Counseling boards and senior management in a variety of industries, including hospitality, financial services, manufacturing, retail, life sciences, and technology
  • Counseling families and related closely held enterprises in avoiding, mitigating, and resolving disputes

Mr. Pucker' s clients include:

  • Hyatt Hotels Corporation
  • The Pritzker Organization
  • BDT Capital Partners
  • Bass Pro Group
  • Cresset Capital
  • DNS Capital
  • Madison Wells
  • TMS International
  • Lithko
  • KBP Foods
  • GreatPoint Ventures
  • A number of other closely held companies

Mr. Pucker is also involved in a number of community and charitable organizations.

In recent transactions, Mr. Pucker has advised:

  • Hyatt Hotels Corporation in a variety of transactional, financing, and corporate governance matters
  • The Pritzker Organization in a variety of transactional and financing matters
  • DNS Capital in a variety of transactional and financing matters
  • Pritzker Family Business Interests in the restructuring of family-owned assets
  • GreatPoint Ventures in Fund Formation and portfolio company investment matters
  • Various families and family offices in a variety of matters, including intergenerational planning, dispute resolution, and family office development

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois
  • Massachusetts


  • JD, Columbia University School of Law, 1988
  • BA, Columbia University, 1983