DLA Piper announced today that Adam Ghander has joined the firm's Corporate practice as a partner in Boston.
Ghander focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and early stage investment, securities, and corporate governance matters. He works extensively with middle market and emerging companies in industries that include manufacturing, technology and e-commerce, banking and financial services, and food and beverage. Ghander also represents various strategic, venture capital, growth equity and private equity investors in connection with equity or debt investments as well as in connection with sponsor-led M&A transactions.
"Adam will be a tremendous resource for our clients, as his experience and capabilities will greatly serve their transactional needs," said John Gilluly, US chair of DLA Piper's Corporate practice. "Adam brings deep private equity and emerging growth relationships who will now be able to realize the benefits of DLA Piper's platform."
Ghander frequently counsels entrepreneurs and investors in various stages of private capital investment, ranging from initial rounds of investment to late-stage venture and private equity financings.
"We are very pleased to welcome Adam, who will be an important addition to our growing transactional practice," said John Rattigan, managing partner of the firm’s Boston office. "His skills and experience complement our existing corporate and finance work and will be beneficial to our clients across a broad range of sectors."
Ghander joins DLA Piper from Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP, where he was a partner in the firm's Business Department and served as co-chair of the Private Equity group. Ghander previously served as co-chair of the Emerging Companies group. He earned his J.D. from Boston College Law School and his B.A., summa cum laude, from St. Anselm College.