Corporate Lawyer Ronald R. Levine, II Joins Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer in Denver

February 8, 2017

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP announced today that Ronald R. Levine, II has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate and Finance group. He will reside in the firm's Denver office. Mr. Levine brings nearly 30 years of experience in corporate finance, investment, and merger and acquisition transactions for public and private companies in various industries, including private equity, technology, business services, energy, restaurant/retail, food, and manufacturing. Mr. Levine's arrival further reinforces the firm's commitment to strengthening its transactional offering in the Denver market.

Mr. Levine has had a distinguished career in private practice focused on public and private M&A transactions, private equity, securities and capital markets, and corporate governance matters. He serves as counsel in debt and equity offerings for domestic and foreign companies. He also represents a number of major private equity funds in investment and merger and acquisition transactions, as well as asset management and hedge funds.

Timothy Macdonald, head of the firm's Denver office, said: "Ron is a versatile and highly-respected lawyer with deep expertise in capital markets, private equity, and M&A transactions. His arrival reflects the firm's commitment to the development of our footprint in Denver and throughout the region. Ron will further strengthen our transactional, corporate, and financial services offered to our clients. His experience and reach, coupled with the firm's robust litigation practice and trial work, will be a boon to our clients."

In joining Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, Mr. Levine commented: "Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer has an excellent team of transactional lawyers, along with a solid core of litigators and trial attorneys in Denver. The firm provides a robust platform for me to assist our clients in navigating a wide variety of legal challenges. And its entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to clients make it the ideal environment to build a team to further expand our practice in the region."

Of note, Mr. Levine also represents public companies and their boards of directors on securities disclosure and compliance issues, takeover defense and shareholder activism, and executive compensation. He is active in community affairs, including serving on several not-for-profit boards.

Mr. Levine earned his JD, cum laude, from Harvard University and received his BS from Cornell University.

About Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer

With nearly 1,000 lawyers practicing in 13 offices around the globe, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP serves clients across 40 distinct practice areas. The combined firm, which draws upon the legacies of both Arnold & Porter and Kaye Scholer, brings together 100 years of renowned regulatory expertise, sophisticated litigation and transactional practices, and leading multidisciplinary offerings in the life sciences and financial services industries.


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