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Evan J. Leibhan

Partner

Education

Wayne State University Law School, J.D.
  • cum laude; Order of the Coif; Dean's Scholar; Lombard Fellow Award; Silver Key Certificate; Bronze Key Certificate; John W. Reed Award; Norman I. Leemon Award; Albert A. Sugar Memorial Award
  • Wayne Law Review, Assistant Editor, 2005-2006; Senior Articles Editor, 2006-2007
Michigan State University, B.A.
  • General Business Administration/Pre-law
  • with high honors; Golden Key International Honor Society; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society; National Dean's List

Admissions

Overview
Experience
Recognition
News & Resources

Overview

Evan Leibhan is a partner in the Corporate department and member of the firm’s Private Equity practice group. He has extensive experience representing private equity firms, family offices, founders, and independent sponsors in connection with their acquisitions, divestitures, equity raises, investments, debt financings, restructurings, and other complex business transactions. During his career, he has advised on and closed over 150 acquisition/sale transactions in a variety of industries with transaction sizes ranging from a few million dollars to over $1 billion in deal value. In addition, he serves as outside general counsel to a number of privately held companies, including the portfolio companies of his private equity, family office, and sponsor clients.

Experience

Representative Matters

During his career, he has advised on and closed over 200 acquisition/sale transactions in a variety of industries with transaction sizes ranging from a few million dollars to over $1 billion in deal value

Recognition

Awards

  • Michigan Super Lawyers, Recognized as a Rising Star, 2010 and 2012-2018

Professional & Community Involvement

American Bar Association

  • Legal Project Management Task Force

Kadima Mental Health Services

  • President, Board of Directors, 2015-present
  • Member, Board of Directors, 2011-2015

News & Resources

News

Publications