David W. Schoenberg: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

David W. Schoenberg

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Securities
  • Private Equity
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
Contact InfoTelephone: 312.476.5038
Fax: 312.456.8435
University Indiana University Bloomington, A.B., 1963 Phi Beta Kappa
Law SchoolUniversity of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 1966 Order of the Coif, Editor, University of Illinois Law Forum
Admitted1966, Illinois; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; Supreme Court of the United States
MilitaryCaptain, U.S. Army 1967-1970
BornChicago, Illinois, October 20, 1942

David W. Schoenberg focuses his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and general corporate law. He has represented large multinational corporations, leveraged-buyout funds and private entrepreneurs in numerous purchase and sale transactions involving both privately and publicly held target corporations.

Areas of Concentration
•Mergers and acquisitions

Awards & Recognition
•Listed, Leading Lawyers Network, 2013-2015
•Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

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Reported CasesSignificant Representations; Represented Liquid Container, LP, a blow molded plastic container manufacturer, in its $568 million sale to Graham Packaging Company Inc., a leading industry participant. Represented private investor in the acquisition of a Canadian manufacturer of garbage truck bodies. Represented diversified manufacturer of plastic and aluminum food packaging products in the acquisition of a manufacturer of thermoformed plastic packaging products with factories located in Illinois and China. Represented private equity investors in the acquisition of a manufacturer of plastic utensils, straws and food service products. Represented private equity investors in the acquisition of a multi-plant manufacturer of custom-designed plastic food packaging items. Represented private equity investors in the acquisition of a direct marketing company providing discounts to consumers through various online and offline distribution channels. Represented leading producer of industrial minerals in the acquisition of a manufacturer of quicklime and hydrated lime. Represented private equity investors in the simultaneous acquisition of two Canadian folded carton manufacturers. Represented selling stockholders in management buyout of wire and cable manufacturer. Represented private equity investors in the purchase of a major plastic food packaging manufacturer. Represented a publicly traded producer of industrial minerals headquartered in Canada in its sale to a Peruvian purchaser. Represented one of the world's largest manufacturers of electrical connectors in connection with its acquisition of a publicly traded manufacturer of microwave products in a tax-free merger accounted for as a pooling of interests. Represented private equity investors in connection with the sale of the U.S.'s largest distributor of petroleum coke to a strategic purchaser. Represented a leading worldwide manufacturer of wire and cable in connection with the purchase of the business of one of its competitors, including the negotiation of a long-term aluminum rod supply agreement. Represented a leading agricultural chemicals miner and processor in the acquisition of one of the largest potash mines in Canada. Represented a private owner in the sale of a well-known telemarketing company to a publicly traded acquirer. Represented private owners in connection with the sale of a manufacturer of robotics designed primarily for the nuclear power industry to a private equity fund. Represented private investors in the sale of a direct-marketer of club and loyalty programs to a private equity investor. Represented large industrial minerals mining and processing complex in the sale of its pre-blend foundry binders business to another minerals company. Represented a charity in the sale of its senior living and nursing home facilities to another charity.

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David W. Schoenberg

77 West Wacker Drive, Suite 3100
ChicagoIL 60601


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