Kramer Levin adds Bumby to M&A and PE practices

Law firm Kramer Levin has hired Colin Bumby as a partner for its M&A and private equity practices.

Law firm Kramer Levin has hired Colin Bumby as a partner for its M&A and private equity practices. Previously, Bumby worked at McGuireWoods LLP where he was a partner.


NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kramer Levin is pleased to announce that dealmaker Colin Bumby is joining the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity practices as a partner in New York.

Mr. Bumby represents private equity funds and their portfolio companies and public and private companies in mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, carve-outs, complex investments, strategic partnerships and ventures. Mr. Bumby has represented principal parties in M&A transactions totaling more than $45 billion in the aggregate.

“We are pleased to welcome Colin to Kramer Levin,” said Howard T. Spilko, Kramer Levin co-managing partner. “His acumen and experience managing high-stakes transactions on behalf of private equity firms and major companies will benefit all our corporate clients.”

“Colin is an accomplished deal lawyer whose extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, including private equity transactions, adds depth to our bench in one of the fastest-growing areas of our practice,” added Paul H. Schoeman, Kramer Levin co-managing partner.

“I am excited to join Kramer Levin’s New York-based corporate practice. I look forward to contributing to its entrepreneurial culture and the continued growth of its highly respected Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity practices,” Mr. Bumby said.

Mr. Bumby joins Kramer Levin from McGuireWoods LLP, where he was a partner. He began his career at Latham & Watkins LLP, where he was an associate and counsel for 11 years. He earned his J.D. with honors from the University of Chicago Law School and his B.A. with honors from Wesleyan University.

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