Joel Greenberg

Joel I. Greenberg

Partner

Joel Greenberg, a Senior Corporate Partner, concentrates in US and cross-border mergers and acquisitions of public and private companies, representation of financial sponsors, and securities transactions. He also advises publicly held and private companies on a wide variety of corporate governance and day-to-day corporate as well as transactional matters. He is a former Chair (2006-2009) of the Committee on Mergers & Acquisitions of the American Bar Association Section of Business Law.

Mr. Greenberg is a frequent lecturer on mergers and acquisitions topics, and has spoken at programs sponsored by the American Bar Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the Association of Corporate Counsel, the Center for International Legal Studies, Columbia Law School, Cornell Law School, Harvard Law School, the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, International Financial Law Review, Law Journal Seminars, Penn State Dickinson School of Law, Practising Law Institute, Stanford Law School, UCLA School of Law, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, University of Miami School of Law and University of Texas School of Law. He co-chairs the annual National Institute on Negotiating Business Acquisitions, presented by ABA's Section of Business Law.

Experience

  • Onex Corporation in the sale of USI Insurance Services to an affiliate of KKR & Co. L.P. and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec for an enterprise value of $4.3 billion.
  • Onex Corporation and Schumacher Group in the acquisition of ECI Healthcare Partners.
  • Onex Corporation and Schumacher Group in the acquisition of Hospital Physician Partners.
  • Onex Corporation in its investment in Schumacher Group.
  • Skilled Healthcare Group in its combination with Genesis Healthcare.
  • ValleyCrest Companies in its merger with Brickman Group (now known as BrightView).
  • Onex Corporation in the sale of The Warranty Group to an affiliate of TPG Capital for an enterprise value of approximately $1.5 billion.
  • Onex Corporation in its acquisition of USI Insurance Services LLC from a private fund managed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. for $2.3 billion.

Perspectives

Negotiating the M&A Deal: A Mock Negotiation of a Corporate Acquisition
SEC Issues Pay Ratio Guidance
Advisory
SEC Expands Confidential Review Process for Draft Registration Statements
Advisory
SEC Requires Hyperlinks to Exhibits and HTML Format
Advisory
Negotiating the Public Company Merger Agreement
Mergers & Acquisitions 2017: Trends and Developments Seminar, Practising Law Institute
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Recognition

Best Lawyers
Corporate Law (2018)
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law (2018)
Mergers & Acquisitions Law (2018)
Securities/Capital Markets Law (2018)
Chambers Global
Corporate/M&A (USA)
Chambers USA
NY: Corporate/M&A
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Credentials

Education
  • JD, Yale Law School, 1974
  • BS, New York University, 1967
Admissions
  • New York
Government and Military Service
  • Lieutenant, United States Coast Guard

Activities
  • Former Chair and current member of the Executive Council of the Committee on Mergers & Acquisitions, American Bar Association Section of Business Law

  • Former Member, Section Council, American Bar Association Section of Business Law

  • Former Member, Editorial Board of The Business Lawyer, American Bar Association Section of Business Law

  • Member, American Bar Association Section of Business Law Committees: Audit Responses, Federal Regulation of Securities, Legal Opinions, Private Equity and Venture Capital, and Professional Responsibility

  • Member, Working Group on Legal Opinions

  • Former Member, Committee on Corporation Law, Association of the Bar of the City of New York

  • Former Member, Tribar Opinion Committee

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