Brian Hamilton is a partner in the Firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group. In addition to a number of other current and former leadership positions at the Firm, he is the co-head of the Firm’s Private Equity Group. Mr. Hamilton advises on private M&A and private equity transactions, both in and outside the U.S., and in a variety of industries. He has been engaged in many high profile matters to global leaders such as Advance, Booking Holdings, Goldman Sachs and Recruit Holdings.
In 2018, Mr. Hamilton was named to The Deal’s M&A Power Rankings for his work on mega deals. In 2015, he was named an “MVP in Telecommunications” by Law360. Mr. Hamilton has also been consistently recognized as a leading lawyer in M&A by New York Super Lawyers and named a “Rising Star” in the U.S. by IFLR1000.
Mr. Hamilton is an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He has also participated in numerous legal panels and published several pieces on topics such as corporate governance, joint ventures, cross-border M&A and financial regulation.
Mr. Hamilton is actively involved in the community. He was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Neighborhood Charter Schools and is a member of the Advisory Board for Star Track Youth Cycling. A persistent triathlete, Mr. Hamilton has competed in over a dozen long-course Ironman races, including three world championships.