Jones Day hires Brien Wassner as private equity partner


new york 5_sqLaw firm Jones Day has strengthened its private equity practice by hiring Brien Wassner as a partner in its New York office.

Wassner joins Jones Day from Winston & Strawn, where he served as a partner advising on domestic and international corporate transactions, infrastructure and energy projects and related matters.

He will focus on private equity and domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, as well as infrastructure, energy, and renewable energy investments and development projects.

Wassner’s client base covers a variety of sectors including financial services, energy, infrastructure, transport, insurance, healthcare, retail, commodities, technology, communications and media.

Wesley Johnson, partner-in-charge of Jones Day New York, said, “We are delighted to welcome Brien to our New York Office.

“His experience advising a diverse mix of clients and industries on domestic and cross border matters not only strengthens our team, but also makes him an asset to our clients in New York and around the world.”

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