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Sidley adds Partner to global M&A and PE practice in New York

Sidley has appointed John C Godfrey as a Partner in the firm’s M&A and private equity practice in New York. Godfrey joins Sidley from Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, where he served as a member of that firm’s M&A and PE practices.

Godfrey’s appointment follows the addition of a team of 11 lawyers from Paul, Weiss in the last 10 months.

Godfrey has over a decade of experience in public and private company sales and acquisitions, with an impressive record in platform strategies, roll-up strategies, divestitures, joint ventures, minority investments, and other complex strategic transactions on behalf of private equity investors.

Godfrey follows several lawyers that recently joined from his previous firm including Jeffrey Kochian, Gerald Brant, Brittany Harrison, and Erika Cohen in New York, and Ramy Wahbeh, Kaisa Kuusk, Florian Kamp, and Tanya Indisova in London.

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