Steve Peck is a partner in the Corporate Department and member of the firm’s Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Group and its Structured Private Capital Group. He represents sophisticated private investment funds, multi-national corporations and other market participants in their most challenging transactional matters.
Steve's broad practice focuses on private equity buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, growth equity, minority investments and distressed transactions. His buyout and M&A experience includes transactions ranging from middle market to multi-billion dollar transactions in a variety of industry sectors, including healthcare, software and SaaS based companies, financial services (including fund manager M&A), other human capital management, manufacturing and consumer/retail. As a member of the Structured Private Capital Group, Steve 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.
A frequent speaker on issues important to the private equity industry, Steve has been featured as a panelist at the Federal Securities Institute and has been a guest lecturer on corporate and private equity law at Harvard Business School and MIT’s Sloan School of Management.
Steve is consistently recognized as a leading lawyer in the field of private equity and buyouts by Chambers USA and Best Lawyers.