Erik Dahl

Erik Dahl
+44 (0)20 7447 4814

Erik Dahl is a partner in Goodwin’s Private Equity group. His practice focuses on advising private equity clients on complex business transactions including mergers, acquisitions, buyouts, joint ventures, venture capital investing, the formation of private equity funds, debt and equity restructurings, workouts, special opportunities and executive compensation matters.

Mr. Dahl is a native English speaker and fluent in German.


Mr. Dahl has over 25 years of experience leading high-profile, cross-border leveraged buyouts and financial restructurings on behalf of private equity clients.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Dahl was a partner at Sidley Austin where he was a member of the Executive Committee and Global Co-head of Private Equity. Previous to Sidley Austin, he was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis.

Mr. Dahl served as an officer in the U.S. Army from 1988 to 1992.




The University of Chicago Law School

Master of FinanceMaster of Finance2004

London Business School


United States Military Academy at West Point



  • England and Wales (Reg. Foreign Lawyer)

Recognition & Awards

Mr. Dahl has consistently been recognized as a leading Corporate/M&A lawyer in Chambers Global.