Samuel W. Wales is a partner of the law firm McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Washington, D.C., office. He focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions of publicly traded and privately held companies, venture capital financings, corporate governance and general corporate matters.
Sam has extensive experience in representing publicly traded and privately held companies and private equity funds in connection with a variety of corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, financings, restructurings, recapitalizations, securities compliance matters and general corporate matters. In addition, he advises boards of directors of publicly traded and privately held companies with respect to complex transactions, corporate governance and other material corporate matters. Lastly, Samrepresents publicly held companies, venture capital funds and emerging companies in early and later stage venture investments.
Sam is a member of the American Bar Association and its Mergers & Acquisitions Market Trends Subcommittee. He is also one of the co-authors of the 2009 and 2007 Private Target Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Points Study published by the ABA.
Sam is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Samuel W. Wales