Advisory Board
Andrew L. Weil, JD
Mr. Weil is a partner at DLA PIPER and has more than 25 years of experience in corporate and securities matters including mergers and acquisitions, public and private financings, going private transactions, restructurings, joint ventures and partnerships, securities regulations, private equity and venture capital transactions, fund formation, commercial transactions and general corporate and securities counseling. He has provided extensive representation in cross-border transactions and has handled numerous REITs and real estate-related transactions.
Mr. Weil has represented many issuers and underwriters in public financing, including initial public offerings of debt and equity securities. He has also represented purchasers, sellers and investors in a wide variety of merger and acquisition transactions, as well as representing both borrowers and lenders in a wide range of financing transactions. Mr. Weil advises boards of directors and board committees in governance, corporate control/takeover defense, proxy fights and securities regulatory compliance issues. He has acted as an expert witness in litigation related to mergers and acquisitions. In addition, Mr. Weil has acted as corporate secretary for public company clients.
Mr. Weil has been widely recognized for his practice. He has been repeatedly named inChambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. He has been named an Illinois Super Lawyer in Business Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions and Securities Law.
Mr. Weil received his undergraduate degree BA, Honors in Economics from Northwestern University and, J.D., degree from Northwestern University School of Law. He also completed Executive Education from Harvard Business School.