Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ) announces the addition of Edward
H. Sadtler as a partner and head of the Intellectual Property,
Sourcing & Technology Group, resident in the New York office. Mr.
Sadtler comes to SRZ from Kirkland & Ellis, where he was a partner in
the technology and IP transactions practice.
Mr. Sadtler represents clients in a wide variety of transactions and
matters involving intellectual property, technology, privacy and data
security. Specifically, he has counseled clients in the areas of
licensing, intellectual property transfers, IT services, joint ventures
and strategic alliances, consulting, publicity rights, trademark
prosecution, and manufacturing, distribution and supply arrangements.
Working closely with cross-practice teams, Mr. Sadtler has advised on
the intellectual property, technology and data security aspects of
mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, carve-outs,
financings, securitizations, public offerings and restructurings. His
experience covers many industries, including financial services, health
care, software, cybersecurity, apparel and accessories, travel,
hospitality, media, entertainment, energy, logistics and communications.
"We are very excited to welcome Edward to the firm to lead our IP and
technology group. His broad transactional experience and problem-solving
approach make Edward a great addition to our deal team," commented Stuart
D. Freedman, co-chair of SRZ's M&A and Securities Group. "Edward has
high-level expertise advising on IP and technology issues, and his
sophisticated practice bolsters our transactional capabilities. We are
delighted to have Edward join us," said Richard A. Presutti,
co-chair of the M&A and Securities Group.
"Edward i an industry-leading lawyer with significant experience
working on high-stakes deals. We are pleased to have him join SRZ,"
commented Alan S. Waldenberg, chair of SRZ's Executive Committee.
SRZ's M&A transactions have been consistently recognized as "Deals of
the Year" by industry publications. Those high-profile SRZ deals
include: the $9.2-billion acquisition of Safeway, the nation's second
largest traditional supermarket; the acquisition of
PricewaterhouseCoopers' (News - Alert) U.S. public sector business; the acquisition of
GE Healthcare's enterprise financial management, ambulatory care
management and workforce management assets for $1.05 billion in cash;
and the acquisition of athenahealth Inc., a provider of network-enabled
services for hospital and ambulatory customers nationwide, for $5.7
billion cash. SRZ's IP lawyers combine an in-depth knowledge of the law,
expertise in software, hardware, procurement, the internet,
cybersecurity, privacy and telecommunications with a thorough
understanding of clients' businesses and the industries in which they
operate in order to help them achieve their goals.
"Schulte has a stellar reputation for its world-class client service and
unparalleled platform. I am excited to play a key role in further
building Schulte's excellent IP practice, and I look forward to working
with the strong cross-practice teams for which the firm is known," said
Mr. Sadtler, who holds a J.D. from University of Virginia School of Law
and a B.A., cum laude and with departmental honors, from Columbia
About Schulte Roth & ZabelSchulte Roth & Zabel LLP (www.srz.com)
is a full-service law firm with offices in New York, Washington, DC and
London. As one of the leading law firms serving the financial services
industry, the firm regularly advises clients on corporate and
transactional matters and provides counsel on regulatory, compliance,
enforcement and investigative issues. The firm's practices include: bank
regulatory; bankruptcy & creditors' rights litigation; blockchain
technology & digital assets; broker-dealer regulatory & enforcement;
business reorganization; complex commercial litigation; cybersecurity;
distressed debt & claims trading; distressed investing; education law;
employment & employee benefits; energy; environmental; finance;
financial institutions; hedge funds; individual client services;
insurance; intellectual property, sourcing & technology; investment
management; litigation; litigation finance; mergers & acquisitions;
PIPEs; private equity; real estate; real estate capital markets & REITs;
real estate litigation; regulated funds; regulatory & compliance;
securities & capital markets; securities enforcement; securities
litigation; securitization; shareholder activism; structured finance &
derivatives; tax; and white collar defense & government investigations.
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