Overview

Dennis Myers was a partner in the Capital Markets Practice Group for nearly 25 years before becoming Of Counsel in February 2021 and retiring in February 2022. Dennis focused his practice on representing both public and private companies, including portfolio companies of private equity funds, in a wide variety of capital markets transactions involving the sale of securities. Dennis has significant experience in the following types of transactions: (i) public equity offerings, including initial public offerings; (ii) high-yield debt offerings in connection with leveraged buy-outs and/or significant acquisitions by portfolio companies of private equity clients; and (iii) other securities-related transactions, including private placements and out-of-court restructurings. Dennis also provided on-going corporate counseling to publicly traded companies and their private equity sponsors.

Dennis has been repeatedly recognized for his Capital Markets and Securities Law work. He was recognized in every edition of The Legal 500 U.S. from 2007 through 2021 for Capital Markets. He was also recognized in every edition of The Best Lawyers in America from 2006 through 2020 for his work in the area of Securities Law and was named 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” for Chicago in Securities. Recognized for his superior client service, Dennis was named a "Client Service All-Star" by the BTI Consulting Group in its 2019, 2020 and 2022 Client Service All-Stars Reports.

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Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1996Illinois

Education

  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude1990
  • Case Western Reserve UniversityB.A., Economics & Historysumma cum laude1987
    Phi Beta Kappa