Mel Cherney, co-chair of the firm’s Corporate Department and a member of its Executive Committee, regularly represents private equity firms and other buyers and sellers of public and private companies, represents issuers and underwriters in securities offerings, and advises boards of directors and independent committees concerning corporate governance and other matters.
Mel has represented buyers and sellers of companies in many different industries. He is recognized by Legal 500 US as a “leading lawyer” in middle-market mergers and acquisitions. He is also recognized by IFLR1000 as a “leading lawyer” in the US for private equity and M&A, and he is listed in Best Lawyers in America for leveraged buyouts and private equity law and mergers and acquisitions law.
“Interviewees describe corporate department co-chair Emanuel Cherney as a ‘creative, flexible, responsive’ attorney whose negotiating style is ‘nuanced and subtle.’” He is also noted for his ‘excellent business judgment.’”—Chambers USA 2013 (NY: Corporate/M&A). Clients praise him as “highly experienced” and “particularly appreciate that he ‘works well with opposing counsel.’” —Chambers USA 2014 (NY: Corporate/M&A).
In The Market
- IFLR1000 Recognizes Kaye Scholer’s Global Presence, Practices and Lawyers October 19, 2016 • Recognitions
- Kaye Scholer Secures Dismissal of Merger-Related Class Action Against Baltic Trading September 1, 2016 • Client Successes
- Best Lawyers 2017 Recognizes 41 Kaye Scholer Lawyers August 15, 2016 • Recognitions