Peter J. Gordon

Head, M&A Practice at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Peter J. Gordon

Peter J. Gordon

Head, M&A Practice at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

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Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Of Counsel at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

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Peter J. Gordon
Head, M&A Practice at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Education
JD, James KENT Scholar, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Class of 1980
BA in Economics, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Class of 1977
Memberships
Member
Current

The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) is a voluntary bar association for the state of New York. NYSBA was founded in 1877 with the stated goal to cultivate the science of jurisprudence; to promote reform in the law; to facilitate the administration of justice, and to elevate the standards of integrity, honor, professional skill, and courtesy in the legal profession. Its first President was David B. Hill. Among the reforms in the legislation signed into law creating the association was the removal of the restrictions on the admission of women to the practice of law. In 1896, NYSBA proposed the first global means for settling disputes among nations, what is now called the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.

Member
Current

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York is a voluntary association of lawyers and law students. The organization was founded in 1870 and it is headquartered in New York, NY.

Editor
1978 - 1980

The Columbia Law Review is one of the world’s leading publications of legal scholarship. Founded in 1901, the Review is an independent nonprofit corporation that produces a law journal edited and published entirely by students at Columbia Law School. It is one of a handful of student-edited law journals in the nation that publish eight issues a year. The Review is one of the most widely distributed and cited law reviews in the country. It receives about 2,000 submissions per year and selects approximately 20–25 manuscripts for publication annually, in addition to student Notes. In 2008, the Review expanded its audience with the launch of Sidebar, an online supplement to the Review. By bringing together a diverse group of legal scholars, practitioners, community leaders, and judges, Sidebar provides an important, emerging forum for the discussion of pressing legal issues.

Career History
Head, M&A Practice
1980 - Current

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP provides legal services. Established in 1884, the firm provides coordinated legal advice on corporate transactions and litigation matters in industries which include financial services, insurance, power and natural resources, consumer products, services, technology, telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the firm's practice.

Boards & Committees
Chairman of Insurance Committee
Current
At Large Member, Board of Visitors
Current
Political Donations
Transactions
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Ferrer Freeman & Co. LLC, CapitalSouth Corp., Medical Depot, Inc. purchase DeVilbiss Healthcare LLC from GoldPoint Partners LLC, Vestar Capital Partners, Inc., Park Avenue Equity Partners

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Assured Guaranty Ltd., Assured Guaranty Corp. purchase Radian Asset Assurance, Inc. from Radian Group, Inc.

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Greycastle Holdings Ltd. purchases Xl Life Reinsurance (SAC) Ltd. from XL Group Plc

Awards & Honors
1981
Admitted to the New York Bar
1977
Fordham University - Economics Award
Events
Speaker
Montreal, Canada
2012 CVCA Annual Conference

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