Joe Alexander is a widely respected private equity and corporate M&A lawyer who focuses his international practice on representing private equity and corporate buyers and sellers in connection with M&A and general corporate matters.

Joe regularly represents nationally known private equity firms and sellers selling to such firms in corporate matters, including in connection with over 100 M&A transactions for aggregate consideration exceeding US$18.0 billion in the last five years. He also serves as outside general counsel to various public and private companies, including in connection with over 30 M&A transactions for aggregate consideration exceeding US$7.0 billion in the last five years. Although Joe is a generalist, having closed multiple transactions in many sectors, he has particular expertise in the TMT, healthcare, food and beverage, franchising and manufacturing sectors.

Joe is the US Co-Chair of DLA Piper's Corporate practice, Global and US Co-Chair of DLA Piper's Private Equity practice, Southeast US Managing Partner and a member of the firm's Global Board and US Executive Committee.