Sean M. Parish advises clients on complex corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Parish draws on his extensive transactional experience and Latham’s robust global platform to guide public and private companies, private equity sponsors, and their portfolio companies on:

  • Cross-border M&A
  • Leveraged buyouts of public and private companies
  • Strategic investments
  • Carveouts
  • Mergers of equals
  • Joint ventures
  • General corporate matters

He devises practical solutions for clients across multiple industries, with a particular focus on the healthcare and insurance sectors. 

Mr. Parish’s representative experience includes advising:


  • BDT Capital and its portfolio companies on several acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and strategic partnerships
  • Onex on acquiring grocery retailer SUPERVALU’s Save-A-Lot business
  • GTCR on multiple transactions, including: 
    • Acquiring Sage Payment Solutions, a payment-processing and merchant-acquiring solutions provider
    • Acquiring PathGroup Holdings, one of the largest independent laboratories in the United States
    • Acquiring Experity, a market-leading urgent care technology provider
    • Portfolio company Corza Medical’s acquisition of Katena Products, a medical device company focused on ophthalmic surgery products


  • INDUS Realty Trust on its US$868 million acquisition by Centerbridge and GIC
  • Renewable Energy Group on its US$3.15 billion cash sale to Chevron
  • Cerner, a leading provider of digital information services used within hospitals and health systems, on its US$28 billion take-private sale to Oracle
  • FMC Technologies on its merger with Technip, a France-based designer and developer of offshore oil and gas processing facilities, via the EU cross-border merger regime   
  • Textura’s Special Committee of the Board of Directors on selling Textura, a provider of collaborative software solutions for the construction industry, to Oracle
  • LogMeIn on its US$1.8 billion acquisition of Citrix Systems’ GoTo business via a reverse Morris trust transaction
  • Aon on its US$80 billion merger of equals with Willis Towers Watson, a global advisory, broking, and solutions company (terminated)
  • Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical on selling Sagent Pharmaceuticals and Omega Laboratories to Ellimist Singapore
  • Integra LifeSciences on its cross-border acquisition of Johnson & Johnson's Codman Neurosurgery business, a portfolio of devices focused on advanced hydrocephalus, neuro-critical care, and operative neurosurgery

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois


  • JD, Notre Dame Law School, 2015
  • BBA, Economics, Loyola University Chicago, 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English