Roger Meltzer

Co-Chairman, Americas at DLA Piper

Roger Meltzer

Roger Meltzer

Co-Chairman, Americas at DLA Piper

Biography

Presently, Roger Meltzer holds the position of Co-Chairman of DLA Piper Group and Global Co-Chairman at DLA Piper UK LLP, Co-Chairman at DLA Piper LLP (United States) and Partner at DLA Piper Sweden KB (which are all subsidiaries of DLA Piper Group). Mr. Meltzer is also on the board of Hain Celestial Group, Inc. and ALM Media Holdings, Inc. and Partner at DLA Piper Sweden KB. In his past career Mr. Meltzer was Partner at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP. Mr. Meltzer received a graduate degree from New York University and an undergraduate degree from Harvard University.

Overview
Career Highlights

DLA Pipe

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Number of Boards

9

Birthday

1951

Age

68

Number of Awards

2

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Managing Partner (Americas) at DLA Piper

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Global Co-Chairman at DLA Piper

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Global Co-Chief Executive Officer at DLA Piper

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Managing Partner, New York Office at DLA Piper

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General Counsel, Europe, Middle East & Asia Pacific at DLA Piper

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Co-Chairman, Real Estate Capital Markets Group at DLA Piper

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Co-Chair, Federal Law & Policy at DLA Piper

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Partner at DLA Piper

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Partner at DLA Piper

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Partner at DLA Piper

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Principal, Real Estate at KKR & Co., Inc.

KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR) is a leading global investment firm with deep roots in private equity, diversified capabilities, and an impressive track record. When you partner with KKR, you benefit from decades of financial and operational experience, broad industry knowledge, and a powerful network of global relationships. Through an integrated approach, we work closely with companies and investment partners around the world to deliver flexible capital solutions. The power of partnership with KKR means we strive for better investments, stronger businesses, and shared success. With offices around the world, we fulfill our mission one investor at a time, one company at a time—and we do this as one global firm. As investors with an industrialist vision, we think long-term, pursue the highest standards of excellence, and align our interests with those of all our investment partners by putting our own capital behind our ideas

Education
JD, cum laude, Order of the Coif
Class of 1977

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.

AB, cum laude
Class of 1973

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Career History
Co-Chairman, Americas
2007 - Current

DLA Piper provides legal services covering a broad range practice areas. It was created in 2005 by the merger of DLA, Piper Rudnick and Gray Cary, followed by growth in the CIS, Germany, Spain, Asia, the Middle East and US markets. Core practices include Litigation and Arbitration, Corporate and Finance, Real Estate and Real Estate Capital Markets, Regulatory and Government Affairs, Intellectual Property and Technology, Employment and Tax

Professional
Current

Hain Celestial Group, Inc. engages in the production and distribution of organic and natural products. It operates through the following geographical segments: United States, United Kingdom, Rest of World, and Corporate and Other. The United States segment comprises of baby, pantry, snack food, fresh, personal care, and tea products. The United Kingdom segment offers frozen and chilled products. The Rest of World segment distributes products in Canada and Europe. The Corporate and Other segment includes expenses related to the firm's administrative functions. The company was founded by Irwin David Simon on May 19, 1993 and is headquartered in Lake Success, NY.

Partner
Prior - 2007

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP provides legal services. Their practice covers all aspects of financing in the U.S. capital markets, bank financing, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and the formation and capitalization of new insurance and reinsurance entities. The company was founded in 1919 and is located in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Member, Executive Committee
Prior - 2007

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP provides legal services. Their practice covers all aspects of financing in the U.S. capital markets, bank financing, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and the formation and capitalization of new insurance and reinsurance entities. The company was founded in 1919 and is located in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

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.

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Apollo Global Management, Inc. /Private Equity purchases Diamond Resorts International, Inc.

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Hain Celestial Group, Inc. issued Common Stock

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Hain Celestial Group, Inc. issued Common Stock

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Awards & Honors
Admitted to the New York Bar
Admitted to District of Columbia Bar
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