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Philip  Desai

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Boston College Law School, J.D.
  • Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review, Managing Editor
University of Michigan, B.A.
  • Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Sciences; Sociology with sub-concentration in Law, Criminology and Deviance
  • University Academic Honors


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Philip Desai is a corporate attorney with a concentration in private equity and business services. He focuses his practice primarily on the representation of private equity funds and their portfolio companies.

  • Represents companies with respect to corporate governance matters
  • Represents clients in connection with mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures
  • Assists with corporate restructuring, financing, and general corporate matters


Representative Matters

  • Assisted private equity firm in a $395 million sale of a company that provides services in the hydraulic fracturing industry
  • Represented private equity fund in a $25 million add-on acquisition of a printing company, including performing due diligence and drafting ancillary agreements
  • Assisted in closing a $44 million sale and merger of a portfolio company of a private equity client
  • Represented a private equity client in an add-on acquisition of a construction company and related refinancing

Prior Experience

  • University of Michigan’s Department of Molecular, Cellular and Development Biology and Department of Neurology, Research Assistant

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