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Willkie team helps Men’s Wearhouse sew up Jos. A. Bank acquisition

Willkie Farr & Gallagher corporate partner Laura Delanoy helped lead the deal to its completion

Laura Delanoy, Willkie Farr & Gallagher corporate partner

It was a deal tailor-made for the front page of the business section—months after Jos. A. Bank made an unsolicited bid for The Men’s Wearhouse, Men’s Wearhouse has turned around and recently announced the successful acquisition of its smaller rival for $1.8 billion.

Willkie Farr & Gallagher represented Men’s Wearhouse, and corporate partner Laura Delanoy was one of the team members leading the deal. Other partners on the team included Steven Seidman, Michael Schwartz and Jeffrey Hochman. Additional members of the team included: Corporate: associates Marit Spekman, Laura Acker, Jonathan Kubek and Susannah Ostlund; Finance: partner Jeffrey Goldfarb and associate Daniel Philion; Litigation: partners Joseph Baio, Tariq Mundiya, Deirdre Hykal, Mary Eaton, Jeffrey Korn, Wesley Powell and William Rooney, of counsel Ian Hochman, and associates David Stoltzfus, Shaimaa Hussein, Morgan Clark, Max Bryer, Agathe Richard, Nicole Naples, Michael Barnett and Nicole Humphrey; Benefits: partner Michael Katz and associates Andrew Shapiro and Ryan Stott; Real Estate: partner David Drewes and associate Carly Glover Saviano; and IP: associate Meghan Hungate.

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Amy I. Stickel

Amy I. Stickel has extensive experience covering the legal, financial and pharmaceutical industries as a writer and editor. A past managing editor of Corporate Legal Times and...

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