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John Healy

John Healy


John Healy

John Healy advises acquiring, selling and target companies and their financial advisors on both negotiated and unsolicited acquisitions for privately and publicly held corporations.

A significant portion of his practice is dedicated to cross-border M&A transactions.

Global M&A Toolkit

Bringing clarity to complex cross-border M&A, providing in-depth analysis of the M&A trends across the globe

Contact details

Career and qualifications

  • University of Cambridge (BA, first class honors, Law)
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in California
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York
  • Partner since 1987

Awards and citations

  • 'John Healy was masterful and very helpful in guiding us through the sale of our business. In addition to helping us through complicated and drawn-out negotiations with our ultimate buyer, he also helped manage our internal constituencies well.'
    Legal 500 USA 2020: M&A: Large deals ($1bn)
  • Notable Practitioner – United States
    IFLR1000 US 2020: M&A
  • "John Healy is praised for his understanding of ‘business and strategic objectives’ and is recommended for public M&A and corporate governance issues."
    Legal 500 USA 2017: United States: M&A/corporate and commercial