Othon A. Prounis

Partner at Ropes & Gray LLP

Othon A. Prounis

Othon A. Prounis

Partner at Ropes & Gray LLP

Biography

Othon A. Prounis

Partner
Othon Prounis is a partner in the Corporate Department and is a member of Ropes & Gray's Policy Committee, which is the firm's managing body. From 2003 to 2008, Othon was co-head of the firm's Private Equity Transactions practice.

Othon concentrates in leveraged buyouts and mergers and acquisitions primarily for private equity funds and their portfolio companies. Representative clients include Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Silver Lake Partners, Metalmark Capital and the New York City Investment Fund. Othon also has extensive experience representing companies in the healthcare services and technology sectors.

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Number of Awards

21

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Former Chair at Ropes & Gray LLP

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Managing Partner at Ropes & Gray LLP

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Managing Partner Emeritus at Ropes & Gray LLP

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Education
JD
Class of 1986

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

AB
Class of 1983

Columbia College improves lives by providing quality education to both traditional and nontraditional students, helping them achieve their true potential.

Memberships
Member
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Career History
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

Faculty Member, PLI Institute on Securities Regulation
Prior - 2006

Practising Law Institute is a non-profit continuing legal education organization chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York, founded in 1933. PLI is dedicated to providing the legal community and allied professionals with the most up-to-date, relevant information and techniques which are critical to the development of a professional, competitive edge. We achieve these goals through the highest quality Seminars held annually in locations across the United States, annually supplemented Treatises, Audio CDs and DVDs, MP3s, Live Webcasts, Course Handbooks, and On-Demand Learning. Since its founding PLI has witnessed more than 3 million registrations and publication purchases by lawyers and allied professionals. PLI's Institutes and Programs provide lawyers with up-to-date information each year. Our programs are held in several locations including New York, California, Illinois, Washington, DC, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia, Pennsylvania, London and Hong Kong. PLI also expanded its offerings, with a Patent Law Practice Center, Securities Law Practice Center, Pro Bono & Public Interest areas, research and development, critical to PLI's mission. PLI created a law school division to strengthen the relationship with law school students and faculty. Finally, with most states adopting MCLE programs, PLI is planning courses accordingly and has also committed itself to providing lower priced courses to meet the needs of newly admitted attorneys. PLI is headquartered in New York City with an office in California.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Trustees
Prior

Browning School was founded as a college preparatory school for boys in 1888 by John A. Browning. A traditional curriculum helps support boys intellectually, physically, and emotionally from Pre-Primary through Form VI. Located in the heart of New York City, The Browning School makes use of the city’s vast resources.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$500 - $999
2019

New Yorkers for Children provides foster care services. It focuses on education, career development, the acquisition of life skills, and child welfare system. The company was founded by Nicholas Scoppetta in 1996 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$2,500 - $4,999
2018

Madison Square Boys & Girls Clubs operates as a boys and girls club. The company was founded in 1884 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$1,000 - $4,999
2018

Central Park Conservancy, Inc. maintains and develops the New York Central Park. They offer lawns pruning, trees fertilization, shrubs & flowers plantation, ball fields and playgrounds maintenance, graffiti removing, and monuments conservation. The firm also provides water bodies and woodlands sanitation, erosion control, drainage cleanliness, pollution control, and salvation prevention services. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$1,000
2010

Representative from New York's 12th Congressional District

$250
2003

Former President of United States

Transactions
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TPG Partner Holdings Advisors, Inc., TPG Capital LLC purchase Entertainment Partners

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Gryphon Investors, Inc. purchases Smile Brands Group, Inc. from Freeman Spogli Management Co. LP, GoldPoint Partners LLC, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe

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Ventas, Inc. purchases AHS Medical Holdings LLC from Ferrer Freeman & Co. LLC, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, Ridgemont Equity Partners

Awards & Honors
2013
Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers in America
2012
Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers in America
2012
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
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