Morgan Lewis hires veteran M&A lawyer for Houston office

Law firm Morgan Lewis has named M&A lawyer Jeff S. Dinerstein as a partner. His background includes advising clients on M&A deals and representing private equity funds and their portfolio companies. Dinerstein is based in the firm’s Houston office.


HOUSTON, June 4, 2018: Morgan Lewis today welcomes Jeff S. Dinerstein, a veteran corporate lawyer with an extensive background in representing clients in mergers and acquisitions, continuing the robust expansion of the firm’s Houston office.

Mr. Dinerstein, who joins Morgan Lewis as a partner from another global law firm, has advised clients on a wide variety of M&A transactions, including the representation of private equity funds and their portfolio companies. He frequently represents companies and their owners in change-of-control transactions involving either financial or strategic buyers. Additionally, he has counseled clients on numerous contractual issues, focusing on, among other things, master service agreements, supply contracts, and distribution agreements.

“We are delighted to welcome Jeff to the firm with his broad transactional experience across a variety of industries,” said Firm Chair Jami McKeon. “His strong understanding of Houston’s dynamic economy will provide a tremendous benefit to clients engaged in transactions there.”

In addition to working with energy and oil field services clients, Mr. Dinerstein has represented a broad range of companies, including those involved in the areas of engineering, chemicals, online education, retail, healthcare, and telemedicine. He has handled transformational transactions in a number of sectors, including a multibillion dollar beverage industry deal.

“Jeff is a great fit for our existing team and his presence further expands our ability to provide across-the-board services to our clients doing business in Houston and in the Gulf Coast,” said Stefanie Moll, managing partner of Morgan Lewis’s Houston office.

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