R. Ronald Hopkinson

Phone212 504 6789

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Distressed Investing and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 212 504 6789
Fax: 212 504 6666
http://www.cadwalader.com/professionals/ron-hopkinson
 
University Harvard University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1984
 
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1988
 
Admitted1989, New York
 
Biography

R. Ronald Hopkinson, the head of Cadwalader's Private Equity Group, concentrates his practice in private equity and complex corporate transactions. He has played a significant role in some of the largest leveraged buyouts and high profile private equity transactions consummated in the marketplace on behalf of some of the world's largest private equity firms and private equity consortiums. He also has worked with leading corporations in major acquisitions, joint ventures, and corporate restructurings.

Selected by The American Lawyer as a Dealmaker of the Year in 2003, Ron was also listed in The Best Lawyers in America. He received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Harvard University in 1984 and his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard University in 1988. Prior to attending law school he was employed as an economic analyst with the Brookings Institution.

News & Resources

NEWS

News Releases

More Than 40 Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2014 New York Metro Edition

Sep 15, 2014

Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized in 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Aug 18, 2014

Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized by 2014 Chambers Global Guide

Mar 25, 2014

Cadwalader Again Recognized Among Legal Leaders by IFLR 1000

Nov 15, 2013

Cadwalader Recognized in 2013 Edition of The Legal 500 US

Oct 25, 2013

2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 44 Cadwalader Attorneys Across a Range of Practices

Oct 22, 2013

Super Lawyers 2013 New York Metro Edition Recognizes More Than 30 Cadwalader Attorneys

Sep 18, 2013

More Than 25 Cadwalader Attorneys in 17 Practice Areas Recognized by 2013 Chambers Global Guide

Apr 08, 2013

Super Lawyers Names Metropolitan New York Cadwalader Lawyers in More Than 20 Areas of Practice as Outstanding in Their Fields

Oct 15, 2012

2013 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes 45 Cadwalader Attorneys in Multiple Areas of Practice

Oct 06, 2012

Super Lawyers Taps More Than 40 Metropolitan New York Cadwalader Attorneys as Outstanding in Their Fields

Sep 26, 2011

2012 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes 45 Cadwalader Attorneys in 30 Areas of Practice

Sep 06, 2011

The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes 37 Cadwalader Attorneys in 21 Areas of Practice

Aug 04, 2010

2010 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes Numerous Cadwalader Attorneys

Aug 07, 2009

Cadwalader Lauded in Multiple Practices in Chambers USA

Jun 12, 2009

Recognition

More Than 40 Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2014 New York Metro Edition

Sep 15, 2014

Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized in 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Aug 18, 2014

Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized by 2014 Chambers Global Guide

Mar 25, 2014

Cadwalader Again Recognized Among Legal Leaders by IFLR 1000

Nov 15, 2013

Cadwalader Recognized in 2013 Edition of The Legal 500 US

Oct 25, 2013

2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 44 Cadwalader Attorneys Across a Range of Practices

Oct 22, 2013

Chambers and Partners USA 2013

May 24, 2013

Super Lawyers 2012

Oct 15, 2012

The Best Lawyers In America 2013

Oct 06, 2012

Chambers and Partners USA 2012

Jun 07, 2012

Chambers and Partners Global 2012

Mar 01, 2012

RESOURCES

Clients & Friends Memos

The Bribery Act 2010: Are You Ready?

Jun 30, 2011

SEC Launches FCPA Probe of Financial Services Industry's Interactions with Sovereign Wealth Funds

Mar 18, 2011

Articles

Going Long: What Private Equity Sponsors in US Infrastructure Long Term Lease Concessions Need To Be Thinking About

Nov 02, 2009

Events

Investing in China: QFII, QDLP, Direct Investment, Compliance, and Exits

Oct 15, 2012

Newsletter

Quorum

Quorum: March 2014 V2N1

Mar 26, 2014

Experience
•Quest Software, Inc. Chairman and CEO Vincent Smith in his going private bid for Quest Software and sale to Dell Inc.
•the U.S. Treasury in both the General Motors and Chrysler restructurings
•a consortium formed by The Carlyle Group and Welsh Carson in connection with their $7 billion acquisition of QwestDex
•a consortium formed by The Blackstone Group, The Carlyle Group, Hellman & Friedman LLC, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. and Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. in their $12 billion acquisition of VNU, Inc.
•The Carlyle Group in its acquisition of Hawaiian Telecom, Inc.
•Welsh Carson in connection with its acquisition of Caribe Information Investment, Inc.
•Harrahs Entertainment, Inc. in connection with its $27 billion sale to Apollo Management and Texas Pacific Group
•Dex Media, Inc. in connection with its $9.8 billion sale to R.H. Donnelly Corporation
•The Carlyle Group in connection with its acquisition of the aerostructures business of Northrop Grumman Corporation
•Hubbell Incorporated in connection with its acquisition of Lighting Corporation of America Co.
•Capital Automotive REIT in its $3 billion sale to DRA Advisors.
•Park Place Entertainment Corporation in connection with its $3 billion acquisition of Caesars World, Inc.

 
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Office Information

R. Ronald Hopkinson


New YorkNY 10281-0006




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