is global managing partner of the firm and also serves as co-leader of its Global Mergers & Acquisitions practice group and head of its Corporate Business unit, while continuing his full-time practice. He has extensive experience in US domestic and cross-border M&A transactions ranging from public company acquisitions to complex carve-out sales, strategic investments and joint venture transactions, representing many of the largest US and non-US corporate and investment banking clients. In addition, he regularly advises boards of directors and management on corporate governance and shareholder relations issues. He combines very diverse transactional experience with a deep understanding of clients’ businesses across the chemicals, healthcare, mining and metals, media, cable, technology and telecommunications industries. In addition to his work with clients, George is an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School where he teaches a course on mergers and acquisitions. He is also a regular lecturer on US M&A at L’école De Droit De La Sorbonne – Université Paris I.