E. Michael Greaney

E. Michael Greaney is a partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Mr. Greaney’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate securities and general business law matters for private equity sponsors and strategic corporate clients. He is a member of Gibson Dunn’s Executive Committee and has served as Co-Partner in Charge of Gibson Dunn’s New York office.

Mr. Greaney has served as the lead M&A lawyer on dozens of complex corporate acquisition transactions on both the buy and sell side, including leveraged acquisitions, joint ventures, going private transactions, spin-offs and carveout divestitures. He has worked with clients such as Investcorp, CCC Information Systems, Blackstone, Callaway Golf, Saks Fifth Avenue and Jostens, as well as a number of investment banks including Goldman Sachs. Mr. Greaney also has extensive experience advising corporate clients on securities compliance, corporate governance, management incentive arrangements and other general business law matters.

Mr. Greaney is consistently featured in various publications as a leading lawyer in the areas of private equity and M&A, including The Legal 500 United States edition, the International Financial Law Review, The Expert Guide to the World’s Leading Private Equity Lawyers, and The Best Lawyers in America©.

Mr. Greaney earned his Juris Doctor in 1977 at the University of Southern California School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1974 at Loyola University.
He is admitted to the New York and California bar, and is a member of the Federal Regulation of Securities Committee and the Negotiated Acquisitions Committee of the American Bar Association.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Mergers and Acquisitions, 2) Emerging Technologies, 3) Intellectual Property, 4) Investment Funds, 5) Law Firm Defense and 6) Private Equity
Law School The University of Southern California Law School, J.D., 1977
Education Loyola University, B.A., 1974
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
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