Alston & Bird is among the leading counsel to investment banks acting as financial advisors. The Financial Advisors Practice led by Kevin Miller and Aaron Dixon has advised large and midsized financial advisors on more than $300 billion of M&A transactions. The team regularly represents investment banks serving as financial advisors to parties in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, capital raises and other complex business transactions.
Prior to joining the firm, Kevin served as the head of Credit Suisse First Boston’s Investment Banking Division’s legal group for the Americas. He is a frequent author and speaker on M&A topics, including fairness opinions, the role of investment bankers and legal and regulatory developments relating to mergers and acquisitions. Kevin is a member of the Mergers, Acquisitions & Corporate Control Contests Committee of the New York City Bar, as well as the advisory boards of DealLawyers.com and the Deal Lawyers newsletter, and a frequent contributor to the DealLawyers.com Blog.
Alston & Bird’s Financial Advisors Practice is consistently ranked in the top ten by The American Lawyer and Corporate Control Alert among U.S. law firms representing financial advisors in M&A transactions.