Mergers, acquisitions, and IPO’s are often some of the most challenging legal transactions in business requiring immense strategic business acumen and experience. In order to develop your pre-IPO, M&A strategy, or integration strategy, it’s important to seek counsel who not only understands corporate law, but also has experience in investments, and strategic advisory in mergers, acquisitions, and IPO transactions and transitions.
From the beginning of his legal career, after graduating with honors from Harvard Law School in 1980, Walter Schindler has always been known as a successful deal closer, a creative problem solver, a gifted strategist, and a great business lawyer, and his advice has been sought regularly in the boardrooms of major companies.
In his legal career, Dr. Schindler executed over 60 successful mergers, acquisitions, and IPO’s, guiding his clients from initial M&A strategy, down to advising on best practices for a smooth transition of leadership and company culture. Some of his largest transactions included Allergan, Callaway Golf, Fluor, Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company (regarding the spinoff of PIMCO), PacifiCare (regarding its merger with FHP), SafeGuard Health, and Ultrasystems.
In his Managing Partner role at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Dr. Schindler developed and executed a strategic plan to increase the size of the Orange County office from 60 to 95 lawyers in only three years, at which point it became dominant law office in its market. He also interfaced with many of the international offices and helped them grow.
Dr. Schindler’s proven 38 years of successful legal experience has made him a highly sought after M&A advisor.
If you’d like to get in touch with Walter Schindler about his M&A Advisory services, contact him here.