Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyers
Country: United States
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz
51 West 52nd StreetNew York, NY 10019US
Tel: (1) 212 403 1393
Fax: (1) 212 403 2393
Igor Kirman is a partner in the corporate department, where he focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and general corporate and securities law matters. He has advised public and private companies, as well as private equity funds, in connection with mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, cross-border deals, financing transactions, takeover defences and corporate governance matters.
Mr Kirman is a frequent speaker at professional conferences, and has written articles in numerous professional publications on topics relating to mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. He recently published a book, M&A and Private Equity Confidentiality Agreements Line by Line (Aspatore). He was selected to be included in The Deal's "Movers & Shakers" issue in 2006 and was named as one of the "Dealmakers of the Year" by American Lawyer for 2006. He is the chair of the Practicing Law Institute's annual "Doing Deals" program in New York and teaches a course on mergers and acquisitions as an adjunct at Columbia Law School.
Mr Kirman received a BA in Ethics, Politics and Economics, magna cum laude, from Yale University in 1993. He completed his JD at Columbia Law School in 1996, where he was notes editor of the Columbia Law Review. His student note, "Standing Apart to be a Part: The Precedential Value of Supreme Court Concurring Opinions", 95 Colum L Rev 2083 (1995), was selected as the winner of a national writing competition and awarded the Scribes Law Review Writing Award in 1996.
Mr Kirman is a member of the American Bar Association, where he serves on the Committee on Mergers and Acquisitions and the Committee on Private Equity and Venture Capital, and is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. He was born in Ukraine and speaks Russian.
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