Ian focuses on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, shareholder activism, corporate governance, takeover defense strategies and related matters. He has advised a range of public and private companies and investors across multiple industries, including technology, life sciences, financial institutions, consumer, gaming and leisure, and industrials.

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  • University of Pennsylvania Law School
    JD, magna cum laude, 2012

  • Columbia University
    BA, magna cum laude, 2007

Admissions & Credentials

New York



  • University of Pennsylvania Law School Institute for Law & Economics – Board of advisors