Steve Napolitano's practice spans the full range of private equity representation, from leveraged buyout transactions in mature industries to venture capital and growth equity financings in emerging growth technology companies.

Steve focuses his national practice on representing private equity funds and public and private corporations in connection with mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and going private transactions, as well as public and private equity, mezzanine and senior debt financings. He also has substantial experience representing private equity sponsors, corporations and senior management teams in connection with a broad range of management equity arrangements.

Steve regularly counsels corporations and their boards of directors in general corporate law, corporate governance, business and fiduciary duty matters. He has particular experience with private equity transactions in the heavily regulated for-profit healthcare industry, where he has served as lead counsel in numerous private and public transactions involving complex federal and state healthcare regulatory considerations.

Steve is a member of DLA Piper's Executive Committee.