Michael Pucker

Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

Michael Pucker

Michael Pucker

Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

Biography

Founder of DNS Capital LLC, Michael A. Pucker holds the position of Chairman & CEO at DNS Capital LLC and Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP. Mr. Pucker is also on the board of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Facing History & Ourselves National Foundation, Inc., After School Matters, Inc. and Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School. Michael A. Pucker received an undergraduate degree and a graduate degree from Columbia University.

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Career Highlights

DNS Capital LLC
The Pritzker Pucker Family Foundation

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Number of Boards

14

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Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Global Chair, Corporate Department at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Co-Chair, REIT Industry Group at Latham & Watkins LLP

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General Counsel & Managing Director at DNS Capital LLC

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Co-Founder at The Pritzker Pucker Family Foundation

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Chair, Corporate Department at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Founder at Spaan Tech, Inc.

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Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Chief Medical Officer at Sidra Medical & Research Center

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The Pritzker Pucker Family Foundation is driven by the values, priorities, and experiences they share as a family. They respect each other's diverse ideas and interests, and hope to enrich communities through partnerships. Through collaboration with passionate leaders and thoughtful execution, they support their partners' goals to make a positive difference in the quality of life for families and communities.

Education
JD
Class of 1988

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

JD
Class of 1983

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

Career History
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Current

DNS Capital invests in middle market companies located in the US with an EBITDA $10- $50 million. The firm targets companies operating in the fields industrials, business services, consumer, and real estate. The firm provides financing for buyout transactions with an equity investment size of $25 - $100 million. The firm acquires control and minority stakes.

Partner
2004 - Current

Latham & Watkins LLP is a full-service law firm. The firm offers services in the areas of finance, litigation, tax, banking, life sciences, private equity, real estate, government relations, employment law, and outsourcing. The firm practices in a spectrum of transactional, litigation, corporate, and regulatory areas. Latham & Watkins was established in 1934 and is based in New York, New York.

Co-Founder
Current

The Pritzker Pucker Family Foundation is driven by the values, priorities, and experiences they share as a family. They respect each other's diverse ideas and interests, and hope to enrich communities through partnerships. Through collaboration with passionate leaders and thoughtful execution, they support their partners' goals to make a positive difference in the quality of life for families and communities.

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$100K +
2018

MCLE—Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.—is a nonprofit corporation organized pursuant to Chapter 180 of the Massachusetts General Laws and Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is governed by a board of trustees and assisted by curriculum advisory committees addressing nine distinct areas of legal practice. Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education aims to keep raising the caliber of lawyers' professional and ethical service to their clients and communities, by providing comprehensive and practical continuing legal education of the highest quality to the broadest possible audience.

$1 - $10K
2018

Window To The World Communications, Inc. operates and manages TV broadcasting stations. It broadcasts arts, children's current events, humanities, and science programmes through its Chicago television station and radio station. The company's focuses on cultural and educational topics. It was founded in 1955 by Edward Ryerson and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Political Donations
$2,500
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$2,500
2012

Former Board Chair & President at The Lugar Center

$5,000
2010

Former Minority Leader at Illinois State Senate

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Bass Pro Group LLC purchases Cabela's, Inc.

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TransUnion issued USD Common Stock

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InfraREIT, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

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Peek Travel, Inc. provides online travel planning services. It offers activities for travelers to book online via computer, tablet or mobile phone. The company was founded by Ruzwana Bashir and Oskar Bruening in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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