Kramer Levin appoints Private Equity and M&A Partner

Kramer Levin has appointed Adi Herman as a partner in the firm's Private Equity and Mergers and Acquisitions practices in New York.

Herman advises clients on domestic and cross-border transactional and corporate matters, with a particular focus on the private equity space. His representations of private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, as well as public companies, include mergers and acquisitions, take-private transactions, dispositions, carve-outs, joint ventures and strategic partnerships, recapitalisations and restructurings, and corporate governance advice. Herman also counsels sponsors in growth capital investments and pre-IPO financings.

“Adi is an excellent addition to our growing Private Equity and M&A practices, and we are pleased to welcome him to Kramer Levin,” says Kramer Levin Co-Managing Partners Paul H. Schoeman and Howard T Spilko.

“Kramer Levin is experiencing high demand for its M&A services from both private equity sponsors and strategic clients,” says James J Moriarty and Ernest S. Wechsler, co-chairs of the firm’s Corporate department. “Adi’s impressive M&A track record and knowledge of sophisticated private equity deal-making align well with the tailored solutions and high-quality, practical advice we provide to our clients, and we couldn’t be more excited that he is joining us.”

“Kramer Levin is a go-to firm for middle-market M&A, which is a perfect match for my practice,” says Herman. “This is a fantastic opportunity to further develop my practice and to help expand upon Kramer Levin’s exceptional transactional platform. I look forward to joining forces with the talented lawyers at Kramer Levin and to providing the best possible service to the varied clients we serve in today’s dynamic deal environment.”

Prior to joining Kramer Levin, Herman spent nearly a decade at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, first as an associate and then as a partner. He earned an LLM and was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar at Columbia Law School after obtaining his law degree at the University of Vienna in his native Austria.