John J. McDonald

John McDonald is a partner in the firm’s Corporate, Private Equity/Investment Funds and Venture Capital practices, resident in our New York office.

John counsels clients on a full range of corporate transactional matters, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions involving both private equity and strategic buyers and sellers, as well as venture capital and other financing transactions.

John also has a substantial practice advising clients on private equity fund formation and fundraising, LP and GP investments in private equity and other investment funds, and portfolio investments involving operating companies and real estate assets.

Representative present and past private equity clients include:

Putnam Bridge Funding, a Greenwich, CT-based special situations private equity fund
Woodbine Development Co., a New York, NY-based real estate sponsor
Permodalan Nasional Berhad, a Malaysian sovereign asset management company that has partnered with New York, NY-based Wasserstein & Company, a middle-market private equity sponsor
Tailwind Capital Partners, a New York, NY-based middle-market private equity fund
DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, the New York, NY-based lower middle market private equity arm of international bank Credit Suisse

John’s strategic M&A practice involves representing publicly-traded and privately-held buyers and sellers in M&A transactions across a broad range of industries, both domestic and cross-border.

Good to know

Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Corporate, 2) Mergers and Acquisitions, 3) Private Equity and 4) Venture Capital
Law School Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.,1998)
Education Economics and Business Management (B.S.,1994)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia State Bar Associations,New York State Bar Associations
Most recent firm Troutman Sanders LLP
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-j-mcdonald-6675334
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