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Gary D. Gerstman

Gary D. Gerstman

Sidley Austin LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

Gary Gerstman is a partner in the firm’s Chicago office. He joined the firm in 1992 and became a partner in 2000. His practice encompasses a wide variety of transactions, including: the representation of purchasers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions involving public and private entities; issuers and purchasers in private equity and debt transactions; strategic alliance and joint ventures; and issuers in public offerings of equity and debt. He is a global co-leader of the Firm’s Technology Industry Group. In IFLR1000 (2011) and The Legal 500 (US) (2009, 2014), Gary was commended for his work in mergers and acquisitions. Gary also regularly advises NYSE and NASDAQ issuers on a broad range of matters, including the federal securities laws, corporate governance and shareholder engagement and activism.

Gary has worked on a variety of notable representative transactions (fourteen of which were in excess of $1 billion). Representative clients in these transactions include Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Aon Corporation, Catamaran Corporation, eBay Inc., International Game Technology, Medline Industries, Inc. and PayPal, Inc.

Gary is a member of the American Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association. He graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he served as the editor of the Harvard Law School International Law Journal. Gary received his B.A. from Stanford University.

Gary D. Gerstman is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Sidley Austin LLP, SEC Issues New Guidance on Cybersecurity Disclosure Requirements (March 2, 2018) - Understanding the Securities Laws 2018, Thursday, July 19, 2018

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