Steven J. Gartner Esq.

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Gartner, Steven J.

Steven J. Gartner is Co-Chairman of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and a Partner in the Corporate and Financial Services Department. He specializes in private equity transactions and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Gartner regularly advises boards of directors, board committees and senior management on strategic issues and corporate governance.

Mr. Gartner represents private equity firms in a wide range of transactions, ranging from minority investments in public and private companies to leveraged buyouts of public companies. He has extensive experience in representing buyers and sellers in auctions for corporations, divisions or asset sales.

He represents domestic and international buyers and sellers in all types of merger and acquisition transactions, including mergers, asset sales, stock sales, spin-offs and recapitalizations involving both public and private companies. He also represents Special Committees formed to consider transactions with interested persons, including going-private transactions. His practice covers companies in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, healthcare services, technology, software, manufacturing, and telecom.

Mr. Gartner earned his B.S.B.A. from Georgetown University and his J.D. from St. John's University School of Law.

He is the author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 81, Corporate Minutes.