Name: Shayla Harlev
Firm Name: Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Country: USA - Massachusetts
Expertise: Private Equity Law

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Professional Biography:

Shayla Harlev is our exclusively recommended Private Equity Law expert in Massachusetts on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Shayla directly using the contact details listed above.

Shayla is a partner in Weil’s Private Equity practice and is based in Boston. Shayla has a diverse transactional and corporate counselling practice with an emphasis on representing private equity sponsors in connection with acquisitions and dispositions and other complex transactions.

She has extensive experience with leveraged buyouts and dispositions of public and private companies, as well as going-private transactions, minority investments, and joint ventures. Shayla also counsels private equity sponsor portfolio companies on a variety of corporate and strategic matters.

Shayla has represented some of the world’s leading private equity firms, including Berkshire Partners, Thomas H. Lee Partners, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Advent International.

Shayla is highly involved in pro bono work and is the outside counsel for the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation, an organisation that ensures that low-income people with critical, non-criminal legal problems have access to legal information, advice, and representation and is the largest funding source for civil legal aid programs in Massachusetts.

Shayla is also a member of the Firm’s Diversity Committee.