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Barbara J. Shander


As deputy practice area leader of the firm’s private equity practice, Barbara J. Shander advises private equity funds and their portfolio companies on structuring and negotiating complex business deals. These transactions include mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, equity financings, joint ventures, commercial agreements, incentive equity and other compensation plans, leveraged dividends, corporate governance, and general corporate matters. Barb represents buyers and sellers in transactions involving privately held businesses, and subsidiaries and divisions of public companies, and has experience in roll-up, corporate carve-out and distressed transactions. She represents numerous private equity funds, ranging from lower middle-market funds to multibillion dollar funds.