Veronica Velilla-Wiesner practices in the area of corporate law, concentrating on private equity transactions and mergers and acquisitions. The majority of her practice involves representing U.S. and non-U.S. based sponsors of private equity funds regarding fund formation, investment structuring, and other operational matters. She also frequently counsels clients on a variety of M&A transactions in both private and public contexts. In addition, Veronica assists with general corporate matters and corporate governance issues.
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