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Alexander B. Young

Alexander B. Young

Schiff Hardin LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

Alex counsels public companies, private companies, private equity firms, and mezzanine investors on their day-to-day corporate activities and guides them through mergers and acquisitions, securities disclosure and compliance matters, securities offerings, corporate governance and board matters, and equity investments. Alex provides consistent, dependable legal advice based on a foundation of proven experience and dedication to client service.

As deputy leader of Schiff Hardin's Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity practice groups, Alex works closely with clients to address the many legal, regulatory and business challenges they face on a day-to-day basis. He takes the time to learn and understand his clients’ businesses from the inside out to ensure maximum effectiveness and the highest level of service. Clients benefit from his exceptional level of commitment to their success, which is reflected in the strong, lasting relationships he has built as an integral member of client teams.

Alex brings a practical approach to general business counseling, corporate governance and contract drafting. He stays focused on the long-term goals of his clients while carefully navigating the steps along the way.

Alex’s interdisciplinary practice allows him to work closely with several practice groups at Schiff Hardin, including Labor and Employment, Tax and Real Estate. His ability to identify the needs of his clients allows him to efficiently collaborate with professionals who can maximize his effectiveness as legal counsel.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2000
  • Northwestern University, M.A., Political Science, 1997
  • Johns Hopkins University, B.A., Political Science, 1995, with honors


  • Corporate and Transactional
  • Corporate Governance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Companies
  • Private Equity
  • Securities and Capital Markets
Alexander B. Young is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Letters of Intent and Other Preliminary Considerations (March 13, 2018) - Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2018, Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2019, Wednesday, June 05, 2019, Chicago, IL

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