Private Equity Push, Silicon Valley Surge Continue for Paul Hastings with Addition of PE Partner, Co-Chair of Israel Practice
March 05, 2019
Palo Alto—Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that
“Our Private Equity practice had an exceptionally strong year in 2018 and the addition of leading talent like Alex and other recent laterals is a sign of the firm’s accelerated growth in PE,” said
I was attracted by Paul Hastings’ impressive growth, leadership, and our shared client relationships,” said Kaufman. “I am particularly excited to join Paul Hastings in the Bay Area, where the firm has strength in both San Francisco and Palo Alto. I am looking forward to building my practice to its full potential with Paul Hastings,” he added.
Kaufman advises private equity funds and standalone technology companies on M&A transactions, including leveraged buyouts, growth equity investments and divestitures, with an emphasis on the software and technology sectors. His clients have included many of the leading technology-focused buyout and growth equity funds in the Bay Area.
Mr. Kaufman graduated, with honors, from the Emory University School of Law, where he served as the senior editor of the Emory International Law Review, president of the Jewish Law Students Association, and senior advisor to the Federalist Society. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
Paul Hastings’ $100m+ Private Equity practice, which in 2018 saw the lateral additions of
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