Willkie Farr & Gallagher has appointed Joe Kaczorowski as a partner in the firm’s Corporate & Financial Services Department, where he will be part of Willkie’s leading Private Equity Practice Group.
Kaczorowski, who is based in Willkie’s Los Angeles office, was previously Special Counsel at Cooley LLP, and Assistant General Counsel at Platinum Equity. His arrival follows the addition of private equity partner Ray LaSoya, who joined Willkie’s Los Angeles office earlier in February.
Kaczorowski’s practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions, growth equity, and other general corporate matters for clients including strategic buyers, private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies. Prior to his role at Cooley, he was a Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of Platinum Equity, where he advised senior management of the firm and its portfolio companies on strategic business transactions, corporate governance, compliance, material litigation and other legal matters.