Uri Herzberg is a partner and a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Special Situations Groups. Mr. Herzberg has a broad-based transactional practice with extensive experience advising private equity firms and multinational corporations in structuring and negotiating mergers, acquisitions, investments, divestitures, joint ventures and other corporate transactions.
Mr. Herzberg was named a Rising Star in private equity by Law360 (2020), awarded to lawyers under the age of 40 “whose legal accomplishments transcend their age.” He is recognized as a Leading Lawyer for private equity buyouts by The Legal 500 US (2023), where he has been described as the “smartest guy in the room.” Clients have also noted that he is a “rising star” who is “incredibly thoughtful, commercial and analytical with his advice,” “one of the smartest individuals” and that he “has an uncanny ability to process information quickly and provide smart, tactical advice to his clients.” He is also recognized as a Rising Star Partner by IFLR1000 (2022) for private equity and M&A.
Mr. Herzberg is a contributing author of the Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report. He co-authored “Locked Boxes in U.S. Practice: An Underused Tool?” The M&A Lawyer (June, 2021); “Sponsor-Backed PIPEs Can Aid In The Race For Liquidity,” Law360 (May, 2020); “The Advantages of PE Sponsor-Strategic Partnerships,” Law360 (February, 2020); “Then & Now: Deal Conditionality in Going-Private Transactions,” The M&A Lawyer (September, 2016); and “Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery: Continued Use of Private Equity Technology in Acquisitions by Strategic Buyers,” The M&A Lawyer (January, 2013). He is a contributor to the annual Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Answer Book (Practising Law Institute, 2019), an extensive reference guide addressing structuring, regulatory, due diligence and documentation issues, among other things, in healthcare M&A and licensing deals.
Mr. Herzberg received a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2007, as well as a Certificate in Business and Public Policy from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He received a B.A. cum laude from Yeshiva University in 2004.
Mr. Herzberg is a member of the Bar of New York.