Greenberg Traurig expands PE practice with new addition

Law firm Greenberg Traurig has named Yossie Horwitz as a shareholder in its private equity practice.

Law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has named Yossie Horwitz as a shareholder in its private equity practice. Previously, Horwitz worked at Paul Weiss where he served as counsel.


As part of its strategic growth strategy in New York and in response to client demand, global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has welcomed Yossie Horwitz as a shareholder in the Private Equity Practice. Horwitz joins from Paul Weiss, where he was Counsel. His arrival follows a year in which Greenberg Traurig has experienced significant growth in its Private Equity Practice.

Horwitz focuses his practice on complex corporate and transactional matters, with a primary focus on representing private equity sponsors, hedge funds, family offices, and their portfolio companies in connection with leveraged buyouts, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, financings, restructurings, workouts, minority investments, and general strategic and corporate matters.

“Yossie’s impressive deal track record and experience in complex transactions adds depth and brings a unique skill-set to the practice with financial services and asset-management transactional experience, broadening the scope of services we provide clients,” said Alan I. Annex, co-chair of the firm’s global Corporate Practice. “He shares our commitment to elevating the client experience and we are thrilled to welcome him as a shareholder both to the firm and our global Private Equity Practice.”

“Greenberg Traurig’s platform was especially attractive to me given its deep regulatory expertise across multiple industries and expansive geographic reach, factors especially relevant to my client’s wide-ranging transactional activity,” said Horwitz. “I am excited to expand upon the breadth of services Greenberg Traurig offers and work alongside the other top-tier private equity deal lawyers across the firm and in New York to continue providing clients with top-flight representation.”

Horwitz has extensive experience steering private equity and asset management related transactions, including leading acquisitions and sales of investment managers, minority investments in traditional and alternative asset management firms and spin-outs of investment management businesses and teams from larger organizations. He received his LL.B. from Bar-Ilan University.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Private Equity Practice:
Greenberg Traurig’s Private Equity Practice has wide-ranging experience representing private equity firms in complex domestic and cross-border transactions in a variety of industries, including consumer products, aerospace, manufacturing, food and beverage, health care, financial services, distribution, and technology and utilizes the firm’s wide ranging regulatory and other resources to help clients consummate transactions in a streamlined and efficient manner. Greenberg’s Private Equity Practice regularly advises regional, national, and global private equity firms in connection with acquisitions, dispositions, financing transactions and other corporate matters. The ability to leverage the firm’s unique geographic platform and extensive range of regulatory, practice and industry capabilities across the firm distinguishes Greenberg Traurig from other large firms. To learn more about Greenberg Traurig’s Private Equity Practice, click here.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,100 attorneys in 41 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100.