Eric S. Siegel represents strategic buyers and sellers as well as financial sponsors and their portfolio companies in domestic and cross-border M&A and joint venture transactions across a wide range of industry sectors, including technology, energy, healthcare, manufacturing and marketing services. In addition, he advises new and seasoned issuers as well as major investment banks in connection with securities offerings of equity and debt.
Mr. Siegel also advises clients on the full range of general corporate matters, including corporate governance and securities law compliance matters, SEC disclosure filings and the preparation of annual and quarterly reports and proxy statements.
Mr. Siegel was named among Pennsylvania’s 2016 “Lawyers on the Fast Track” by The Legal Intelligencer, which celebrates the next generation of great lawyers in the Pennsylvania legal community. He is also listed as a leading lawyer in legal directory The Legal 500 (U.S.), where he has been cited as “a rising star” who is “razor sharp, a keen negotiator and a true business partner.”
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1997, summa cum laude
Harvard Law School, J.D., 2001
Member, Executive Committee of the Business Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association
Co-Chair, Private Equity & Venture Capital Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association
Jeremy B. Zucker, co-chair of the firm’s International Trade and Government Regulation practice, advises clients on international trade regulatory compliance matters, including in relation to anti-bribery (the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)), export controls (the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)), economic sanctions programs administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the anti-money laundering (AML) provisions of the USA Patriot Act. Mr. Zucker is a member of the Sanctions Subcommittee of the U.S. Department of State Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy.
Mr. Zucker advises clients on the application of these laws to current activities and contemplated acquisitions; he also assists in all aspects of managing compliance with these laws: developing corporate compliance programs; conducting risk assessments and compliance audits; leading internal investigations; and representing clients before relevant agencies in connection with license requests, government inquiries, and enforcement proceedings. Mr. Zucker has conducted complex internal investigations in challenging locations across Asia, the Middle East, the former Soviet Union and Latin America.
Mr. Zucker also has extensive experience advising on national security reviews of foreign direct investment (FDI) by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). He has represented foreign investors and acquirers and domestic sellers and targets in connection with many dozens of investment transactions, and, when necessary and appropriate, he has negotiated national security agreements in order to secure CFIUS approval. Mr. Zucker has testified before the U.S. government regarding development and reform of regulations applicable to reviews of foreign investment and has assisted clients in their provision of commentary regarding the development of regulations giving effect to FIRRMA. In addition, Mr. Zucker advises clients regarding U.S. government surveillance authorities under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).
He has represented clients before the U.S. Departments of Commerce, Defense, Homeland Security, Justice, State and Treasury, as well as at the White House. Mr. Zucker also represents companies and individuals regarding audits, investigations, and sanctions proceedings in matters of suspension and debarment before U.S. government and multilateral bodies.
In 2019 Mr. Zucker was named one of the top sanctions lawyers in Washington, D.C. by Global Investigations Review and is recognized as a leading lawyer in the area of International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions by Chambers USA and Legal 500 US. He was named one of the Top 10 Rising Stars Under 40 in International Trade by Law360 in 2010.
From 2014 to 2019, Mr. Zucker co-authored the United States chapter of Global Legal Insights - Bribery & Corruption, a book published yearly covering anti-bribery and anti-corruption law in 29 jurisdictions. The publication provides an overview of the law and enforcement regime, enforcement activity during recent years, issues relating to investigation and enforcement decisions, corporate liability, and proposed reforms in the years ahead. In 2015, Mr. Zucker was appointed to the Law360 International Trade Editorial Advisory Board.
Mr. Zucker chairs Freedom Now, a non-profit, non-governmental and non-partisan organization working to free prisoners of conscience through legal, political and public relations advocacy efforts. Freedom Now has successfully secured the release of prisoners of conscience in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia.
Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Zucker served as a partner in the international trade and investment practice of a major international law firm. He also previously worked for an investment banking firm in New York, where he structured mergers and acquisitions in Latin America.
Joshua Milgrim focuses his practice on the international and domestic tax aspects of complex public and private mergers and acquisitions, both domestic and cross-border. He also advises clients on joint ventures, business structuring, securities offerings, financing transactions, and debt restructurings and workouts. In addition, Josh has represented sponsors in the formation of investment management companies.
Mr. Milgrim advises both U.S. and non-U.S. investors and businesses regarding the U.S. tax consequences of their investments and business activities. He works closely with our corporate, finance, and restructuring teams, representing private equity firms and their portfolio companies, as well as advising both public and closely held companies. Mr. Milgrim has been distinguished as a New York Metro “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in its 2011 – 2016 editions, and he was recognized in the 2014 Tax Director's Handbook in the United States - Leading tax law firms: International tax category.
Examples of the types of matters on which Mr. Milgrim has advised include:
Examples of matters Mr. Milgrim has recently provided tax advice on include representing:
Brandeis University, B.A., 2000
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2003, member of the Fordham Law Review
New York University School of Law, LL.M., 2007
Michael L. Weiner, Co-Leader of Dechert’s Antitrust/Competition Practice Group, provides strategic advice, resolves government investigations and effectively litigates for clients with antitrust issues in a broad range of industries.
He has significant experience in successfully completing complex merger transactions, having represented Yahoo!, Inc. in its joint venture with Microsoft, Inc., Avis in its acquisition of Budget, Genzyme in its acquisition of Ilex Oncology, Centennial Communications in its acquisition by AT&T, and Rural Cellular in its acquisition by Verizon Wireless.
In his litigation work, Mr. Weiner has represented clients in price-fixing and other antitrust class actions in a variety of industries, including insurance (AXIS Specialty Insurance Company and AXIS Surplus Insurance Company), real estate brokerage (Realogy Corp.), art auctions (Christie’s, Inc.) and magnesite (China Minmetals Corporation and China National Minerals Co., Ltd). He represented Travelport Inc. in a high-profile, bet-the-company monopolization and antitrust conspiracy lawsuit with American Airlines.
Mr. Weiner has been recognized for his work by legal referral guide Chambers USA, where he was “praised by commentators who note that ‘he is extremely knowledgeable on substantive antitrust law, and better yet, he’s easy to work with.’” Chambers USA also wrote that Mr. Weiner has won “particular acclaim” for his “M&A expertise” and is also noted for providing “thoughtful guidance” by commenters who consider him “extremely knowledgeable” and “extremely practical.” He has been named a national and New York “litigation star” in Benchmark Litigation, “recommended” in Legal 500, and listed in Chambers Global, Who’s Who Legal, International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers and Global Counsel Handbooks’ Competition Law as well as in The Best Lawyers in America. He was also featured (a number of years ago) in Global Competition Review’s “45 Under 45 Survey of International Competition Lawyers.”
He is a frequent speaker and author on a wide range of antitrust/competition issues and currently serves as an officer of the New York State Bar Association's Antitrust Section. He sits on the editorial board of World Competition Law and Economics Review and is the former editorial chair of ANTITRUST magazine (1994-1998), as well as a former Council Member and Officer of the ABA’s Antitrust Section.
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1976, cum laude
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1980, magna cum laude
Law360 Competition Editorial Advisory Board Member
New York State Bar Association Antitrust Section Vice-Chair and Executive Committee member
ABA Antitrust Section former Secretary and Chief Communications Officer and Council Member
Former Antitrust Magazine Editor-in-Chief
Susan M. Hendrickson has been practicing in the healthcare area her entire career and has a wealth of experience in all aspects of healthcare transactional and regulatory matters.
Ms. Hendrickson’s practice focuses on transactions involving healthcare companies and managing the complicated interplay of all aspects of healthcare regulatory issues, including fraud and abuse, corporate compliance, licensing, and government payment programs, within the context of mergers and acquisitions, and sophisticated finance of healthcare companies. She has recently represented several private equity firms in their acquisitions and dispositions of healthcare companies. Ms. Hendrickson led a team of Dechert attorneys that was “commended” for its innovation related to strategy and implementation in connection with a major multi-billion transaction by the 2011 Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Report. In addition, Ms. Hendrickson has recently been selected as a leading lawyer for M&A in the IFLR 1000.
Early in her career, Ms. Hendrickson served as deputy attorney general for New Jersey as legal counsel to the New Jersey Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services and to the New Jersey Department of Health and also served as the director of the Certificate of Need Program for the New Jersey Department of Health and was responsible for the administration of the program totaling US$400 million in requests annually. Ms. Hendrickson has also worked as a healthcare consultant concentrating on healthcare regulatory matters. In this capacity, she authored legislation regulating preferred provider organizations. Ms. Hendrickson has extensive experience in healthcare regulatory and legislative matters.
Ms. Hendrickson is a member of various professional associations, including the Health and Hospital Law Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the National Association of Healthcare Facilities, and the American Health Lawyers Association.
Villanova University, B.S., 1976, Nursing
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1982
Health and Hospital Law Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association
National Association of Health Care Facilities
American Health Lawyers Association