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Allen & Overy (“A&O”) today announced that Josh Birenbaum has joined the firm as partner in its Private Equity practice. Josh joins A&O’s Los Angeles office from Winston & Strawn LLP, where he served as partner in the Private Equity Group. 

Josh advises clients on complex matters related to both public and private companies and across  mergers & acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, strategic acquisitions and equity financings. Josh’s expertise spans a broad range of industries, including technology, consumer products and services, manufacturing (including automotive, aerospace and defense) and healthcare. 

Josh’s arrival continues A&O’s expansion across the U.S. and is the firm’s 42nd U.S. lateral partner hire in the last two years.

“As we continue to grow our Private Equity practice, Josh’s expertise further strengthens our offering and ability to service our elite clients operating across the U.S. while building on our market leading U.S. M&A and Leveraged Finance capabilities,” said Tim House, U.S. senior partner. 

Josh commented, “I am delighted to join A&O and play a role in expanding the firm’s Private Equity and West Coast offering. A&O has an exceptional reputation globally, and I look forward to advising on landmark deals and collaborating with teams across the world to serve our clients.”

Josh graduated as a Distinguished Honor Graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point, progressing to the rank of Second Lieutenant in the United States Army. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law.