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Patrick F. Rice

Patrick F. Rice

Reed Smith LLP

New York, NY, USA

Patrick Rice is a partner and member of the Corporate & Securities Group in Reed Smith's New York office and serves as Deputy Chair of the Private Equity Practice Group. His practice focuses on corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on the representation of clients in mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, corporate finance, and general corporate and securities law matters. Patrick has extensive experience representing buyers, sellers, private equity sponsors and financial advisers in a wide variety of transactions, including private acquisitions and divestitures, restructurings, spin-offs, and joint ventures and other strategic alliances. Patrick has also counseled issuers and investment banks in public securities offerings, and has advised clients in general corporate and securities matters, including securities law compliance, corporate governance issues, disclosure issues, stock repurchase programs, shareholder agreements, proxy contests, shareholder rights plans, and other corporate control matters.

Prior to joining Reed Smith, Patrick was a Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of Goldman Sachs & Co. and served as the General Counsel of the Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Fund and The Whitehall Real Estate Funds as well as a number of other private equity funds in the Goldman Sachs Merchant Bank. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Patrick was a senior attorney with Skadden, Arps in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department.

2008 Reed Smith
2006 Goldman Sachs
1997 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Legal Education
1997 J.D., Fordham University School of Law

Graduate Education
1992 M.B.A., Finance, George Mason University

Undergraduate Education
1987 B.S., United States Merchant Marine Academy, Marine Engineering

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

New York

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