Mike Goetz

Co-Managing Partner at Ropes & Gray LLP

Mike Goetz

Mike Goetz

Co-Managing Partner at Ropes & Gray LLP

Biography

Mike Goetz is a partner in the firm's finance practice group. Mike focuses on representing large commercial and investment clients in leveraged lending, acquisition finance matters, and structured/illiquid credits and brings to his practice a high level of commerciality and experience with US structures, allied to a deep understanding of European markets. Mike is managing partner of the London office.

Mike is one of London's most prominent US-trained lawyers, involved in all aspects of structuring, negotiating, and documenting complex cross-border transactions. He also has extensive experience with reorganisations and bankruptcy-related financings, and has successfully represented debt underwriters, lenders and other creditors and borrowers. He has facilitated some of the largest acquisitions on behalf of leading private equity sponsors, including CVC Capital Partners, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, and Bain Capital.

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Partner at Ropes & Gray LLP

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Co-Managing Partner at Ropes & Gray LLP

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Partner at Ropes & Gray LLP

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Partner at Ropes & Gray LLP

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Future Chair at Ropes & Gray LLP (Effective 01/2020)

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Co-Chair, Government Enforcement Practice Group at Ropes & Gray LLP

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Co-Chair, Women's Forum at Ropes & Gray LLP

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Co-Managing Partner at Ropes & Gray LLP
Education
JD
Class of 1986

Boston University School of Law (BU Law) is the law school affiliated with Boston University. It is the second-oldest law school in Massachusetts and one of the first law schools in the country to admit students regardless of race or gender. It is also a member of the Association of American Law Schools and a charter member of the American Bar Association.

BA in Photography & Cinema, cum laude
Class of 1983

The Ohio State University, commonly referred to as Ohio State or OSU, is a public research university in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1870, as a land-grant university and ninth university in Ohio with the Morrill Act of 1862, the university was originally known as the Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College.

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Articles Editor
Prior

Boston University Law Review provides analysis and commentary on all areas of the law. Published six times a year, the Law Review contains articles contributed by law professors and practicing attorneys from all over the world, along with notes written by student members.

Career History
Co-Managing Partner
Current

Ropes & Gray LLP is a global law firm with 11 offices located in the United States, Asia, and Europe. The firm has over 1,100 lawyers, and professionals worldwide, and its clients include corporations and financial institutions, government agencies, universities, and health care organizations. It was founded in 1865 in Boston, Massachusetts by John Codman Ropes and John Chipman Gray

Attorney
Prior

White & Case is an international law firm that helps companies, governments and financial institutions achieve their global ambitions. Their clients face complex challenges, and their lawyers innovative approaches consistently deliver results for their clients.

Political Donations
$500
1994

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

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BC Partners Ltd., Cablevision Systems Corp. /Private Group 2 purchase Cablevision

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Liberty Global, Inc. purchases Virgin Media, Inc.

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Unitymedia GmbH, Liberty Global, Inc. purchase Kabel Baden-Württemberg GmbH & Co. KG from EQT Partners AB

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Mike Goetz is affiliated with Ropes & Gray LLP, White & Case LLP

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