James S. Rowe

James S. Rowe

is a partner in the corporate transactional group with more than 20 years of experience in corporate finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and the representation of public companies in a wide array of corporate and securities matters. Jim represents a broad range of clients, with a principal focus on representing private equity funds and their portfolio companies in capital markets transactions, including IPOs and public and private offerings of high yield and investment grade debt, and in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, including leveraged buyouts and "going private" transactions. Jim has considerable experience in advising both seasoned and newly public companies on securities and corporate governance matters and routinely advises directors and officers on fiduciary responsibilities and disclosure obligations.

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Areas of Practice 1) Capital Markets, 2) Corporate Finance, 3) Initial Public Offerings, 4) Leveraged Acquisitions, 5) Mergers & Acquisitions, 6) Private Equity and 7) Corporate
Law School Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1991
Education University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, A.B., Political Science, 1988, magna cum laude
Bar Member / Association State bar of Illinois
Most recent firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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