Damon R. Fisher

Damon Fisher

is a partner in Kirkland’s Los Angeles corporate group. His practice focuses on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, restructurings and financings. Damon has served as lead counsel in transactions involving a variety of industries, including manufacturing, technology, energy, apparel, internet, shipping, aircraft leasing, consumer products, business services, health care, restaurants, sports, entertainment and media.

A significant portion of Damon’s practice involves the representation of private equity funds and their portfolio companies in their leveraged buyouts and other acquisitions and dispositions. Representative clients include Brentwood Associates, The Carlyle Group, Lion Capital, Media Rights Capital, Oaktree Capital Management, Shamrock Capital Advisors and Vicente Capital Partners.

Damon is recognized in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Corporate/M&A. Clients commented that Damon “does an excellent job identifying potential issues and communicating them in a clear fashion” and that they appreciate his ability to remain “super calm in the pocket of high-pressure transactions” while delivering “rock-solid business advice.”

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Corporate, 2) Mergers & Acquisitions, 3) Leveraged Acquisitions, 4) Corporate Finance, 5) Capital Markets, 6) Private Equity, 7) Private Company, 8) Corporate Governance & Counseling and 9) Restructuring
Law School Loyola Law School Los Angeles, J.D., 1995
Education University of California at San Diego, B.A., Political Science, 1992
Bar Member / Association State bar of California
Most recent firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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