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Jake Shaner

Associate, New York

Overview

Education and qualifications

Overview

Jake has experience representing clients on a variety of cross-border corporate transactions. He focuses his practice on the representation of clients involved in public and private mergers, acquisitions, asset sales, joint ventures and corporate restructurings.

Work highlights

Transactions of significance where substantial involvement can be disclosed include advising:

  • ASSA ABLOY on the acquisitions of August Home, Inc. and Luxer One and the divestiture of its wood doors business line to Masonite
  • the Belgian Post Group on its acquisition of Radial Holdings, L.P. and Radial III GP, LLC, a leading provider of integrated e-commerce logistics and omnichannel technology solutions
  • a global health care conglomerate on its initial entry into the United States through a majority investment in one of the leading fertility clinics in the northeast United States
  • Steinhoff on the emergence of Mattress Firm from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in connection with Steinhoff’s global restructuring
  • Whirlpool Corporation on the pending sale of its Embraco compressor business to Nidec Corporation, a leading manufacturer of electric motors 
 

Education and qualifications

Jake studied history at Columbia University and holds a Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School, where he was an Articles Editor for the Cornell Law Review.