NEW YORK, May 12, 2004-LAWFUEL – Weil, Gotshal & Manges, one of the world’s leading law firms, today announced that Alexander D. Lynch has joined the firm as a capital markets partner in the Corporate practice of the New York office. Prior to joining Weil Gotshal, he was managing partner and co-founder of the New York office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
Stephen J. Dannhauser, chairman of Weil Gotshal, said, “We welcome Alex to the firm. He is a distinguished equity capital markets attorney whose extensive deal experience will further enhance our thriving international practice in this area.”
Lynch has significant experience representing issuers and underwriters in offerings of equity and debt securities and has been involved with numerous high profile transactions, assisting leading emerging growth companies in raising more than $4 billion in equity capital. He has been recognized by IPO Vital Signs as one of the leading IPO lawyers in the United States.
Lynch is a graduate of Columbia Law School (J.D., 1987) and Tulane University (B.S., 1983). Earlier in his career, he was a partner in the New York office of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP and co-chair of its Public Offerings Practice Group.
Weil Gotshal receives consistently strong rankings in the capital markets league tables. Additionally, Chambers Global 2003 listed Weil Gotshal as a “leading firm.”
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is an international law firm of more than 1,100 attorneys, including approximately 300 partners. Weil Gotshal is headquartered in New York, with offices in Austin, Boston, Brussels, Budapest, Dallas, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Miami, Munich, Paris, Prague, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Warsaw and Washington, D.C.