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 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. In addition, he provides advice on a wide variety of matters to a number of privately held companies, including the portfolio companies of his private equity, family office, and sponsor clients.

Services

Practice Areas

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

Credentials

Education

Admissions

Recognition

Awards

The Best Lawyers in America, 2023

  • Recognized in practice area of Corporate Law

Michigan Super Lawyers, Recognized as a Rising Star, 2010 and 2012-2018, 2020-2021

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 & Insights

News

  • Michael D. DuBay, Evan J. Leibhan, Richard S. Soble and Alexander S. Whang are mentioned as counsel to US LBM Holdings in the Law360 article "PE Firm Kelso & Co. Joins US LBM Holdings Ownership Group"
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  • Michael D. DuBay, Evan J. Leibhan, Matthew J. Moussiaux and Richard S. Soble are mentioned as counsel for Revelstoke Capital Partners in the Deal Pipeline article “Revelstoke Capital acquires Encore Rehabilitation”
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  • Adam Jahnke, Adam K. Keith, Matthew Keuten, Brett A. Krueger, Evan J. Leibhan and Shawn A. Strand mentioned in Detroit Legal News regarding their election as new partners
    Media | Also mentioned in Oakland County Legal News and Macomb County Legal News |

Publications

  • Annual Survey of Michigan Law - Business Associations
    Publication | Wayne Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 3 | Fall 2011
  • What kind of bank account you have makes a difference in protecting it
    Publication | Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Vol. 23, No. 13 |
  • The Invisible Obvious: The Michigan Judiciary's Distortion of the Open and Obvious Doctrine
    Publication | 52 Wayne L. Rev. 1487 |
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