Squire Patton Boggs is pleased to announce that Danielle Asaad has joined the firm as partner in the Global Corporate Practice, based in the Cleveland and New York offices. Ms. Asaad’s practice focuses on advising private equity firms and corporate clients with M&A transactions and corporate matters.
“A true specialist in private equity M&A transactions, we are thrilled to add Danielle to our team,” said Daniel G. Berick, Americas Chair of the Global Corporate Practice. “Her deep industry knowledge, impeccable credentials and dedication to delivering excellent client service make Danielle the perfect addition to our prominent corporate practice in the US.”
Michele L. Connell, managing partner of the Cleveland office, added: “Clients turn to Squire Patton Boggs for their most complicated transactions, and Danielle’s sophisticated skill set and impressive deal track record enhance our full suite of offerings to address today’s dynamic deal environment.”
Ms. Asaad has completed numerous complex transactions on behalf of many sophisticated private equity firms, including leveraged buyouts and co-investments. She has also represented private equity firms and their portfolio companies in related matters, including financings, recapitalizations, follow-on acquisitions, joint ventures, dispositions, dual track exits, carve-outs, corporate governance and management incentive plans.
“With its widely acclaimed corporate practice and global footprint, coupled with a client-focused approach, I am delighted to join Squire Patton Boggs – a firm I have always admired,” said Ms. Asaad.
Ms. Asaad joins Squire Patton Boggs from Jones Day in Cleveland. She earned her J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, M.B.A. from the American University of Beirut and B.A. from Case Western Reserve University.