Michael Callahan is a partner in the Corporate Department, and a member of the Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups. Michael has spent his entire career at Proskauer and focuses primarily on representing strategic companies and private equity sponsors in mergers and acquisitions, including auctions and privately negotiated transactions, growth equity financings, co-investments, joint ventures and other strategic transactions.
He also serves as day-to-day legal advisor to many of his clients and for the portfolio companies owned or controlled by his sponsor clients and is actively involved in many aspects of their businesses, including add-on acquisitions, commercial arrangements, debt and equity financings, recapitalizations and executive compensation matters. In addition, Michael has deep experience with non-traditional equity transactions, including debt-like preferred equity as third party financing, equity kickers and co-investments for private credit investors and debt for equity swaps involving troubled companies.
Michael has handled transactions for clients in a wide range of industries, including healthcare, life sciences, technology, financial services, sports, media, marketing, education and business services.