Thomas Roberts retired from the partnership. He was a partner in the Firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice and a member of the Firm’s Management Committee. He also served as Chairman of the Corporate Department of Weil from 2000 through 2011.
Mr. Roberts’ practice primarily involved domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, contested takeovers, and private equity, as well as advising boards of directors generally, and on strategic matters. Mr. Roberts was named Dealmaker of the Year in The American Lawyer’s April 2012 issue and was previously named “Dealmaker of the Month” in December 2011 and was also named “Dealmaker of the Year” in 2001.
Mr. Roberts has been consistently recognized in Chambers USA as a leader in the field of Private Equity: Buyouts and Corporate/M&A, in Chambers Global as a leader in Corporate/M&A, and has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America.
Mr. Roberts was active in the representation of major foreign and domestic public and private companies, several of the leading private equity funds in the nation, and a number of leading investment banks.
Mr. Roberts has a BA and JD from Georgetown University where he served on the Georgetown Law Journal. He is a frequent speaker and author on the topics of disclosure and securities issues, mergers & acquisitions, and corporate governance matters.
Mr. Roberts is the past Chairman and a member of the Board of Directors of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York. He is also a member of the Board of Visitors of the Georgetown University Law Center.