Lauren Colasacco is a corporate partner in the New York office. Lauren regularly represents private equity firms, private companies and public companies in a wide variety of mergers and acquisitions transactions, including significant leveraged buyouts, strategic mergers, carve-outs, joint ventures and other complex strategic transactions. She also counsels clients with respect to general corporate and governance matters.
Lauren was named a “Rising Star” by Law360 in 2021 and by The Deal in 2020, where a client noted, “Lauren did a phenomenal job. To flawlessly execute a… deal with this level of complexity and short fuse is a credit to Lauren.” She was also recognized as a “Notable Practitioner” for her work in PE and M&A by IFLR1000 from 2019–2022.
Contributed to the article “The Four Ring Circus – A Further Updated View of the Mating Dance among Announced Merger Partners and an Unsolicited Second or Third Bidder”
Moderator, State of Private Equity Panel, 27th Annual Columbia Business School Private Equity Virtual Conference, February 8, 2021
“Notable Practitioner,” IFLR1000 (PE; M&A), 2019–2022
“Rising Star,” Law360, 2021
“Rising Star,” The Deal, 2020
Admissions & Qualifications
- 2011New York
- Fordham University School of LawJ.D.magna cum laude2010
Order of the Coif
National Association of Women Lawyers Award
Excellence in Constitutional Law Award
Associate Editor, Fordham Law Review
- Duke UniversityB.A., Political Science & French Studies2007