Joel I. Greenberg - Kaye Scholer LLP

Joel I. Greenberg

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Joel Greenberg is the Senior Corporate Partner and Chair of the Canada Group at Kaye Scholer. He concentrates in U.S. and cross-border mergers and acquisitions of public and private companies, representation of financial sponsors, and securities transactions. He also advises publicly held and private companies on a wide variety of corporate governance and day-to-day corporate as well as transactional matters. He is a former Chair (2006–2009) of the Committee on Mergers & Acquisitions of the American Bar Association Section of Business Law.


Joel is a frequent lecturer on mergers and acquisitions topics, and has spoken at programs sponsored by the American Bar Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the Association of Corporate Counsel, the Center for International Legal Studies, Columbia Law School, Cornell Law School, Harvard Law School, the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, International Financial Law Review, Law Journal Seminars, Penn State Dickinson School of Law, Stanford Law School, UCLA School of Law, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, University of Miami School of Law and University of Texas School of Law. He co-chairs the annual National Institute on Negotiating Business Acquisitions, presented by ABA's Section of Business Law.

Joel is included in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for BusinessLegal 500 U.S.The Best Lawyers in AmericaWho's Who Legal (Mergers & Acquisitions); Practical Law Company’s Mergers and Acquisitions Guidebook; Experts Guides’2012 Banking Finance & Transactional Guide; and EuroMoney’s Guides to the World’s Leading Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyers and Corporate Governance Lawyers.

He is a 1974 graduate of Yale Law School.

New York UniversityBS 1967Yale Law SchoolJ.D. 1973
American Bar Association, Section of Business LawNew York City Bar Association

Office Location

250 West 55th Street
New York, NY 10019-9710
United States

Practice Areas

Corporate Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law (Capital Markets, Corporate, Disclosure, International, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity)

Other Information

Gender: Male