Paul Kukish is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. He is the Global Vice Chair of the firm’s Corporate Department and the former Global Co-Chair of the firm’s Private Equity Practice.
Mr. Kukish has a broad mergers and acquisitions practice, encompassing both public and private acquisitions, dispositions, tender offers, co-investments, joint ventures, and general corporate matters, including corporate governance and takeover defense.
Mr. Kukish primarily represents private equity firms. His representative clients include Ares Management, Avenue Capital, Bain Capital, CVC Capital Partners, Energy Capital Partners, HPS Investment Partners, Leonard Green & Partners, Odyssey Investment Partners, Riverstone, and Wendel Investment. He has also represented numerous public companies in transactions involving US and non-US companies across a wide range of industries, including energy, retail, commodities, telecommunications, and manufacturing.