Biglaw

Senior M&A Lawyer Christopher Barbuto Leaves GE to Join Sidley Austin LLP
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Sidley Austin LLP announced today that Christopher Barbuto, one of General Electric Company’s (NYSE: GE) senior M&A lawyers, has joined Sidley’s New York office as a partner and member of the firm’s global M&A practice.

During his nine-year tenure at GE, Mr. Barbuto had significant roles in some of GE’s most noteworthy M&A matters, including GE’s auction of its global Plastics business and its investment in and worldwide alliance with China’s XD Electric Group. Mr. Barbuto spent four years with GE Capital’s Energy Financial Services business, where he counseled on GE’s power generation joint venture with ArcLight Capital Partners and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, GE’s ownership and eventual sale of a controlling stake in Regency Energy Partners L.P., and numerous other infrastructure, energy, project finance, M&A and “clean tech” venture capital transactions.

  
What
Where


“Chris’s experience will enable him to provide practical advice to clients seeking to execute on complex M&A, joint ventures, strategic alliances and divestitures,” said Scott Freeman, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and global co-coordinator of Sidley’s M&A practice. “We are excited to welcome Chris to the team.”

“Chris brings a client’s perspective on strategic transactions,” said Brian Fahrney, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and the Chicago Corporate Group head. “He’ll be a strong addition to our global team of M&A lawyers.”

Early in his career, Mr. Barbuto was an associate at an international law firm, where he practiced in the areas of M&A and securities law in New York and Paris. He began his career with a clerkship for the Honorable Alfred J. Lechner, Jr., of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Mr. Barbuto is a graduate of the University of Virginia and Fordham Law School, where he was an editor of the Fordham Law Review. Mr. Barbuto is currently an adjunct associate professor of law at Fordham Law School.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




If you are loooking for law firm jobs, click here.





 

RELEVANT JOBS

Paralegal

USA-NY-Forest Hills

401K, Medical Full-Time   We are a firm that exclusively handles divorce and fami...

Apply now

Business Law Associate Attorney

USA-NC-Fayetteville

The Charleston Group is seeking a business law attorney. Applicant must have experience in reviewing...

Apply now

Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-NC-Fayetteville

The Charleston Group, a boutique, full-service business law and civil litigation law firm, is seekin...

Apply now

Office Admini​strator

USA-PA-Berwyn

Office Admini​strator.  This position is permanent and full-time. Employee is responsible...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Public Finance Associate Attorney

USA-WA-Seattle

Seattle office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a public finance associate attorne...

Apply Now

Complex Civil Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-NY-New York City

New York City office of boutique firm seeks associate attorney with 4-6 years of complex civil litig...

Apply Now

Mid-Senior level Corporate Capital Markets/Securities Associate Attorney

USA-IL-Chicago

Chicago office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks mid-senior level corporate capital...

Apply Now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top