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Mintz Expands M&A Practice With Hire of Leading Corporate Attorney Ivan Presant in New York

Ivan J. Presant, a leading mergers and acquisitions and corporate transactions attorney, has joined the New York office of Mintz as a Member in the firm’s Corporate Practice. Mr. Presant has particular experience with advising buyers, sellers, and investors in U.S. and cross-border public and private business combinations, acquisitions, tender offers and corporate control matters.

Mr. Presant’s practice also encompasses joint venture and licensing transactions and recapitalizations. He represents public and private companies in a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, retailers, food and beverage, financial services, fintech and health care.

“Ivan is an outstanding M&A lawyer and a highly-respected transactional attorney with significant experience guiding clients through high-profile deals and in providing counsel in corporate control disputes,” said Bob Bodian, Mintz’s Managing Member. “He is a great addition to the top-tier platform we have built in New York and across the firm, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the team.” 

Prior to joining Mintz, Mr. Presant was a partner in the New York office of McDermott, Will & Emery, where he handled complex business transactions for multinational corporations and U.S. companies.

Mintz’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice is an interdisciplinary group of attorneys and senior professionals with extensive experience representing Fortune 500 companies, private equity firms, private equity and venture capital-backed companies, family offices, closely-held businesses, entrepreneurs, financial advisors, and management teams in connection with domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions.

The firm continues to add a number of renowned attorneys to its leading practice groups, including the Corporate Practice, and across offices. Notably, last month, Mintz welcomed corporate attorney Louis S. Mercedes as a Member based in Boston.