Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP added corporate finance and lending depth with the addition of David P. Milligan as partner. Mr. Milligan comes to the firm from his previous role as partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
Mr. Milligan has a broad range of corporate experience that includes mergers & acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, divestitures, debt financings and equity financings for a client list that includes private equity groups, commercial lending institutions, hedge funds, and a variety of public and privately held companies. He has been recognized as a "leading lawyer” in IFLR1000 for both his banking and private equity work.
“We’re very pleased to expand our group with the addition of an attorney of David’s caliber,” said David S. Stone, chair of the firm’s Corporate & Securities practice. “We are confident that his extensive experience with complex finance transactions will be of great benefit to our clients.”
“I am thrilled to have David join us,” added Managing Partner Scott J. Fisher. “We are committed to delivering cutting-edge counsel with a sound appreciation for our client’s business realities, and David’s skill set – combining his strong business credentials with his excellent legal experience – is a perfect fit.”
Prior to beginning his legal career, Mr. Milligan obtained his M.B.A. and worked as a management consultant and in various business roles at Dow Chemical and Compaq Computer Corporation.
Mr. Milligan earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School in 2005, where he was awarded the Order of the Coif. He previously received a B.S. in chemical engineering, with honors, from the Florida Institute of Technology, and an M.B.A. from the University of Houston.