Adrienne Ellman is a partner and Co-Chair of Foley Hoag's Mergers and Acquisitions and the Firm's Private Equity Transactions Group. Recognized nationally as a “Leading Lawyer” in middle market M&A by The Legal 500, her practice focuses on representing private equity funds in buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions, including leveraged buyouts, tender offers, going-private transactions, stock-for-stock acquisitions, negotiated and unsolicited acquisitions, carve out and spin-off transactions and minority and growth investments. Her practice spans many different industries and includes buyers and sellers of both public and private companies and in domestic and cross-border transactions.
Adrienne’s M&A practice, which includes working with strategic buyers and sellers in their M&A transactions as well, is bolstered by her strong experience in corporate governance matters. She routinely counsels boards and executive officers on their significant transactions, including fiduciary duty issues, and general corporate matters. Adrienne also regularly works with portfolio companies of private equity firms on their transactional and general corporate matters.More »