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Freshfields Dealmaker Herman Joins Goldfinch Private Equity Firm

Oct. 28, 2021, 5:37 PM

Matthew Herman, a longtime partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer who spent nearly five years as global head of mergers and acquisitions at the international law firm, is moving in-house.

Goldfinch Partners LLC, a Seattle-based private equity firm, announced Thursday its hire of Herman as a partner and general counsel. Herman, who will work out of Goldfinch’s New York office when he officially comes aboard Nov. 1, most recently served as U.S. managing partner for Freshfields.

The London-founded law firm turned to Herman in 2019 to become its U.S. leader. In August, Freshfields tapped Silicon Valley-based partner Sarah Solum to succeed ...

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