Alex Chelesnik


Alex Chelesnik
Alex Chelesnik is an associate in Weil’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice and is based in New York. Alex participates in the representation of public and private companies in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

Alex has been part of the teams advising:

  • Avista Healthcare Public Acquisition Corp. in its acquisition of Organogenesis Inc.
  • Belmond Ltd. in its $3.2 billion sale to LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE
  • Campbell Soup Company in its $510 million sale of Bolthouse Farms to Butterfly Equity and in its sale of Garden Fresh Gourmet 
  • Cardtronics plc in its pending $2.5 billion sale to NCR Corporation
  • CoStar Group, Inc. in its $450 million acquisition of STR, Inc.
  • Halcón Resources Corporation and its affiliates in its second pre-packaged chapter 11 case
  • The Kroger Company in its sale of its Turkey Hill business to Peak Rock Capital
  • Quest Diagnostics Inc. in its $170 million acquisition of the U.S. laboratory services business of Oxford Immunotec Global PLC
  • SiriusXM in its acquisitions of Simplecast and Stitcher
  • Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited in the aggregate $650 million sale in bankruptcy of a) a majority of its aircraft to Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing Limited, and b) the balance of its aircraft to its secured lenders through a series of credit bids
  • Willis Towers Watson PLC in its $1.3 billion acquisition of TRANZACT

Alex joined Weil as a summer associate. She received her J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and her B.A. from University of Wisconson – Madison.

Alex was 2017 Bid for Justice Award Winner, 2017 Columbia Law School Public Interest Honoree, Founder of the Columbia Law Veterans Pro Bono Project and recipient of the James T. Lewis Undergraduate Writing Award.

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