Press Release

Morgan Lewis Partners Recognized as Leaders by MergerLinks

February 28, 2022

NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, February 28, 2022: Morgan Lewis partners Alec Dawson and Kevin Shmelzer have been recognized by MergerLinks among the top 10 lawyers in North America in their respective practice areas for 2021.

Alec, who co-leads the firm’s financial services M&A initiative and its special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) task force, was recognized as a Top FinTech lawyer. Alec counsels both private and publicly held companies in US and international transactional matters. Kevin, deputy leader of the firm’s private equity practice, was recognized as a Top Mid-Cap M&A lawyer. Kevin advises private equity funds and their portfolio companies on structuring and negotiating complex business deals, and also works on global mergers and acquisitions, SPAC transactions, and public and private debt and equity offerings.

MergerLinks is a financial intelligence platform that connects global M&A professionals by identifying relevant professionals, advisers, and firms based on their deal credentials.