john cusack

John T. Cusack

Partner
Global Co-Chair, Finance practice
John focuses on the structuring and formation of private investment vehicles and their management companies.
About

John Cusack has over 30 years’ experience in corporate and finance law. He focuses his practice on the structuring and formation of private investment vehicles and their management companies.

As the Global Co-Chairman of DLA Piper's Finance group, he has extensive experience representing sponsors of private equity funds in their internal and external matters. John also represents those firms in a variety of corporate transactions, including capital markets transactions and mergers and acquisitions. 

John’s clients cover a wide range of sectors, including real estate, debt, infrastructure, buy-out, energy and growth opportunities. He represents fund clients in their underlying investment and financing activities, and he also represents clients in the formation of portfolio and other operating companies, as well as in joint ventures, co-investments, and other structured investment activities.

Bar admissionsIllinoisNew York
CourtsUnited States District Court for the Southern District of New YorkUnited States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Education
  • J.D., George Washington University 1983
  • B.S., Drew University 1980
    magna cum laude

Awards

The respected research firm Legal 500 cites John as a recommended lawyer.

Memberships And Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association

Connect

Phone

+1 212 335 4849
(Work, New York)
+1 312 368 4049
(Work, Chicago)