Leo Greenberg serves as counsel to large and middle market buyout funds and their portfolio companies in a wide variety of domestic and cross-border transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, growth capital investments, joint ventures, debt and equity financings, corporate restructurings and workouts. Leo has broad experience counseling clients in a variety of industries, including technology, software, media, healthcare, consumer products, manufacturing, financial services, logistics/transportation services, oil and gas services and retail.

In 2014, Law360 selected Leo as an “MVP of the Year” for Private Equity and as a “Rising Star.” In 2022 he was recognized as a “Highly Regarded” practitioner for his Private Equity and M&A work by IFLR1000. Leo is also recognized for Private Equity Buyouts in the 2017–2022 editions of Chambers Global and the 2013–2023 editions of Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business whose clients describe him as being a "great thought leader,” adding that ‘’he brings creativity to the market”, “is a pleasure to work with” and “makes even the most complex transactions seem manageable with ease.”


Thought Leadership


Moderator, “State of Private Equity,” Columbia Business School’s 28th Annual Private Equity Virtual Conference, February 4, 2022

Panelist, “Hot Topics in Mergers and Acquisitions 2013,” Practising Law Institute, New York, October 2013


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2005Connecticut
  • 2006New York


  • Fordham University School of LawJ.D.magna cum laude2005

    Order of the Coif

    Fordham Law Review

    Dean's List 2002–2005

  • University of PennsylvaniaM.S.Ed., Secondary Education1997
  • University of PennsylvaniaB.A., Biology1996
    Dean's List 1995–1996