Global law firm Goodwin announced today that Daniel Dusek will join the firm as partner in the global Private Equity practice, resident in the Hong Kong office.
“Daniel is one of the premier private equity lawyers in Asia who has strong relationships with some of the most prominent investment managers in the region,” said Yash Rana, Co-chair of Goodwin’s Private Equity group and leader of the firm’s Asia practice. “His choice of the Goodwin platform to further achieve his client’s ambitions is evidence of our private equity practice’s market-leading reputation. We look forward to welcoming Daniel to the firm as we continue to build out our full-service offering in Asia.”
Dusek has over 20 years of experience advising on complex, cross-border corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, disposals, auctions, private equity and leveraged buyouts, take-privates, spin-offs and joint ventures, for leading private equity investors and corporations. He is recognized as a leading corporate/M&A and private equity lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific, Chambers Global and The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific and was named as one of the Global Elite Thought Leaders for M&A and Governance in Asia Pacific by Who’s Who Legal in 2019, 2020 and 2021. Asian Legal Business also selected him as one of the top 10 M&A lawyers in China in 2017.
Dusek will be the latest partner to join Goodwin’s private equity practice in Hong Kong in the past 12 months following the arrivals of Edwin Chan, Phil Culhane and Elyn Xing. Goodwin’s full-service practice in Asia serves clients in all of Goodwin’s key industry verticals, including private equity, technology, life sciences, financial services and real estate. The firm was recognized by China Business Law Journal with awards in the Private Equity & Venture Capital, Healthcare, Pharma & Life Sciences and Consumer & Retail categories, in 2021.
Goodwin has been named the number one firm (by deal count) for global, U.K., and U.S. M&A, and global, U.S., and European private equity buyouts by Mergermarket in the Q1 2022 league tables.