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Kevin Young joins Thompson Coburn's corporate practice in Chicago

May 21, 2014

Thompson Coburn is pleased to welcome partner Kevin J. Young to the firm’s corporate practice in Chicago. He joins the firm from McGuireWoods LLP and brings more than 25 years of experience handling a wide range of transactional and governance matters for corporate clients and financial institutions.

Young’s principal areas of focus include corporate counseling, mergers and acquisitions, financial services, intellectual property, corporate and shareholder disputes, and international transactions. In addition to serving domestic clients, he leads international transactions for clients engaged in business throughout Europe and parts of the Middle East and Asia.

Young said he is excited to join Thompson Coburn to serve middle-market and international clients from a client-friendly and value-driven platform. “At Thompson Coburn, we are well-positioned to provide greater value and respond to our clients’ changing business demands.”

Young’s work includes the negotiation and documentation of numerous transactions involving public and privately held companies, including:

  • acquisitions of the stock or assets of a diverse range of privately held companies;

  • acquisitions of U.S. operations by foreign and multinational companies;

  • leveraged buyouts involving diverse businesses ranging from heavy industry, consumer products and business services to technology companies; and

  • representation of senior management in connection with initial public offerings and sales to publicly traded companies.

Young received his J.D. in 1986 from The John Marshall Law School and his B.A. in 1982 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.