Bruce L. Lieb

Former Managing Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP

Bruce L. Lieb

Bruce L. Lieb

Former Managing Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP

Biography

Bruce Lieb is Managing Partner of the Firm. He is a former co-Chair of the Corporate Department and former member of Proskauer’s seven-person Executive Committee. Although Bruce has a broad background in general corporate and securities law, he has concentrated his practice on private equity transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, the formation of private investment funds, and equity and debt financings. Bruce has extensive experience in the representation of financial services companies, including investment banks, investment advisers and bank and thrift holding companies.

Bruce has represented JPMorgan Chase & Co., for more than 25 years, in connection with private equity investments, including fund investments, investments in major public and private leveraged buyout transactions, venture capital investments in start-up and later stage companies, incubation projects and technology spin-offs. In addition, Bruce has represented JPMorgan Chase & Co., as sponsor and as placement agent, in connection with the formation and placement of private equity funds, debt funds, hedge funds and funds of funds. He also has represented Citigroup, Credit Suisse, BlackRock, Ranieri & Co., Hyperion Partners and other financial services companies in connection with private equity funds and transactions.

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Proskauer Rose LLP

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Number of Boards

1

Number of Awards

20

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Senior Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP

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Chair, Health Care Department at Proskauer Rose LLP

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Co-Chair, ERISA Litigation Practice Group at Proskauer Rose LLP

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Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP

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Bruce L. Lieb
Former Managing Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP
Education
JD, cum laude, Order of the Coif
Class of 1979

Founded in 1835, New York University School of Law has a record of academic excellence and national scholarly influence. One of the first law schools to admit women, it has been long committed to welcoming students of diverse backgrounds, people who had been discriminated against by many other institutions. Located on the University's campus in Greenwich Village, NYU Law has been a leader, and continues to be, in areas such as law and business, clinical education, public service, interdisciplinary colloquia and global studies.

Msce
Class of 1974

Polytechnic Institute of New York University (formerly Polytechnic University), an affiliated institute of New York University, is a comprehensive school of engineering, applied sciences, technology and research, and is rooted in a 158-year tradition of invention, innovation and entrepreneurship: i2e. The institution, founded in 1854, is the nation’s second-oldest private engineering school. In addition to its main campus in New York City at MetroTech Center in downtown Brooklyn, it also offers programs at sites throughout the region, around the globe and remotely through NYUe-Poly. NYU-Poly is an integral part of NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai and the NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) in downtown Brooklyn

BS
Class of 1970

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Memberships
Note and Comment Editor
1978 - 1979

The New York University Law Review was founded in 1924, and is a generalist journal publishing legal scholarship in all areas, including legal theory and policy, environmental law, legal history, international law, and more. Each year, it publishes issues in April, May, June, October, November, and December. These six issues contain cutting-edge legal scholarship written by professors, judges, and legal practitioners, as well as Notes written by members of the Law Review. In November 2012, the Law Review launched the New York University Law Review Online, an online supplement to the print version of the Law Review.

Career History
Managing Partner
Prior - 2020

Proskauer Rose LLP is a law firm in New York, NY. It offers corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, real estate transactions, bankruptcy and reorganizations, taxation, litigation, trusts and estates, intellectual property, and labor and employment law services. It serves the chemicals, entertainment, financial services, health care, hospitality, information technology, insurance, internet, manufacturing, media and communications, pharmaceuticals, real estate investment, sports, and transportation industries. The company was founded in 1875.

Boards & Committees
Member, Executive Committee
Prior

Proskauer Rose LLP is a law firm in New York, NY. It offers corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, real estate transactions, bankruptcy and reorganizations, taxation, litigation, trusts and estates, intellectual property, and labor and employment law services. It serves the chemicals, entertainment, financial services, health care, hospitality, information technology, insurance, internet, manufacturing, media and communications, pharmaceuticals, real estate investment, sports, and transportation industries. The company was founded in 1875.

Political Donations
$500
2010

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

$2,300
2007

Former President of United States

$500
2002

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

Awards & Honors
2013
Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers in America
2013
Best Lawyers - Lawyer of the Year, Corporate Law
2012
Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers in America
Other Affiliations

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