Michael J. Gillespie

Partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Michael J. Gillespie

Michael J. Gillespie

Partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

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Michael Gillespie

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Michael Gillespie is a corporate partner at Debevoise & Plimpton and a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Governance and Family Enterprise Groups. Mr. Gillespie regularly advises senior management and boards throughout the world, including the United States, Latin America, India, Russia and various other jurisdictions, on a range of strategic transactions and related matters, including critical governance, compliance and risk management issues. He is a leader of the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications and Latin America Groups. He received a B.A. from Amherst College in 1982 and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1986.

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NOW IN ITS 172ND YEAR IN HISTORIC BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, PACKER IS EXCEPTIONALLY PROUD OF THE OUTSTANDING EDUCATION WE OFFER TO CHILDREN FROM THREE YEARS OF AGE THROUGH SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL IN A BEAUTIFUL PHYSICAL PLANT WITH UP-TO-DATE FACILITIES. IN ADDITION, PACKER HAS BECOME THE SCHOOL OF CHOICE FOR SO MANY FAMILIES IN BROOKLYN AND MANHATTAN PRIMARILY BECAUSE OF ITS EXTRAORDINARY FACULTY OF TALENTED MEN AND WOMEN WHO BRING A WEALTH OF EXPERTISE INTO THE CLASSROOM, ALONG WITH A REAL LOVE OF YOUNG PEOPLE. IT IS A TRULY CARING COMMUNITY WHERE ADULTS MODEL FOR STUDENTS THE ATTRIBUTES WE PRIZE - KINDNESS, HONOR, INTELLIGENCE, INCLUSIVENESS, AND DIVERSITY.

Education
JD
Class of 1986

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

BA, summa cum laude
Class of 1982

Amherst College educates men and women of exceptional potential from all backgrounds so that they may seek, value, and advance knowledge, engage the world around them, and lead principled lives of consequence. Amherst brings together the most promising students, whatever their financial need, in order to promote diversity of experience and ideas within a purposefully small residential community. Working with faculty, staff, and administrators dedicated to intellectual freedom and the highest standards of instruction in the liberal arts, Amherst undergraduates assume substantial responsibility for undertaking inquiry and for shaping their education within and beyond the curriculum. Amherst College is committed to learning through close colloquy and to expanding the realm of knowledge through scholarly research and artistic creation at the highest level. Its graduates link learning with leadership—in service to the College, to their communities, and to the world beyond.

Career History
Partner
1986 - Current

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP provides legal services. Practice areas include: complex acquisition, financing transactions, litigation & arbitration, tax, employee benefits, and trusts & estates. The company was founded in 1931 by Eli Whitney Debevoise and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$2,700
2015

Representative from New York's 8th Congressional District

$1,000
2014

Representative from New York's 8th Congressional District

$1,500
2012

Senator from Connecticut

Transactions
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Hillspire LLC purchases D.E. Shaw & Co., Inc. from Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc.

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Cia Brasileira de Metalúrgia e Mineração /Private Group purchases Companhia Brasileira de Metalúrgia e Mineração Ltda.

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Comcast Corporation purchases NBCUniversal Media LLC from General Electric Company

Awards & Honors
2012
The Legal 500 United States - Leading Lawyers in America
Admitted to the New York Bar
Events
Organizer
Brooklyn Historical Society Ninth Library Dinner

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