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Steven Epstein

Steven Epstein

  • Partner
  • Corporate
  • New York
  • T:   +1.212.859.8964
  • F:   +1.212.859.4000
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Steven Epstein is a partner in the Corporate Department, resident in the New York office, and co-head of the Firm's Mergers & Acquisitions Group.

Mr. Epstein has a diverse transactional practice which includes representing both public and private companies, investment banking firms and financial sponsors in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, takeover preparedness, and corporate governance matters. He also has significant experience in unsolicited M&A transactions, representing clients in both offensive and defensive situations. Previously, Mr. Epstein was an investment banker at Credit Suisse. In this position, he advised companies in a variety of transactions, including IPOs, secondary offerings, PIPEs, private placements, and M&A opportunities.

Honors & Awards

Mr. Epstein is regularly recognized by leading publications such as Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading individual in Corporate/M&A, Legal 500 in M&A: Large Deals and Superlawyers. Recently, Mr. Epstein was named to the 2016/2017 David Rockefeller Fellows Program. In 2011, he was selected as a finalist for the M&A Advisor "40 Under 40." Mr. Epstein is also a NACD Corporate Governance Fellow and was recently recognized as a leading advisor in their Directorship 100. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Fordham University School of Law, the Advisory Board of the Practical Law Company and is a member of the New York City Bar Association’s Committee: Mergers, Acquisitions & Corporate Control Contests.

Professional Associations

Member, New York State Bar Association
Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions

New York

Practices & Industries


Fordham University School of Law, JD – 1998
  • Stein Scholar
  • Member, Fordham International Law Journal
Cornell University, BS – 1994


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