Steven R. Shoemate

Co-Chair, Private Equity Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Steven R. Shoemate

Steven R. Shoemate

Co-Chair, Private Equity Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Biography

Steven R. Shoemate is a partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Mr. Shoemate is Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Private Equity Practice Group, and a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee.

?Mr. Shoemate is a corporate transactional lawyer whose practice includes extensive private equity representations, venture capital investments, public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate counseling. He is ranked among the top private equity and mergers and acquisitions lawyers by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Legal 500 and The Best Lawyers in America©. In Chambers USA, Mr. Shoemate is noted as “a very savvy lawyer and highly commercial – having him on your side is incredibly productive,” he has the “rare ability to present a balanced perspective and find a way to negotiate a fair outcome,” his approach is “practical, thoughtful and creative when it comes to problem solving,” he “excels at balancing competing interests in the most complicated deals” and is “an exceptionally good negotiator and he has a good understanding of the business side of things.”

Mr. Shoemate’s private equity investor representations include L Catterton, Trilantic Capital Partners, Oak Hill Capital, Carlyle Group, MidOcean Partners and Harkness Capital, among others. Transactions for private equity clients include leveraged acquisitions, going private transactions, club deals and recapitalizations.

Mr. Shoemate’s corporate clients include General Electric, Marsh & McLennan, Coeur Mining, Heineken, UBS and Tiffany & Co. Transactions for corporate clients include public mergers, tender offers, exchange offers, joint ventures and a variety of cross-border transactions.

Mr. Shoemate received his Juris Doctor with high honors in 1988 from Duke University, where he was a member of the Duke Law Journal and the Duke chapter of the Order of the Coif. Mr. Shoemate received his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, graduating cum laude from Lehigh University in 1985.

Mr. Shoemate is a member of the New York Bar.

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Co-Chair, Private Equity Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Education
JD with High Honors, Order of the Coif
Class of 1988

Duke University School of Law (also known as Duke Law School or Duke Law) is the law school and a constituent academic unit of Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States. One of Duke's 10 schools and colleges, the School of Law began as the Trinity College School of Law in 1868.

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, cum laude
Class of 1985

Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. We are a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Our university offers majors and programs in four colleges: The College of Arts and Sciences, The College of Business and Economics, The College of Education and The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science. More than 4,700 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students call Lehigh "home." Located in Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, the campus is in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia. Lehigh is comprised of 2,358 acres, making it one of the largest private universities in the country. The Asa Packer Campus, Mountaintop Campus, and Murray H. Goodman Campus are contiguous. In 2012, the university received a Stabler Foundation gift of 755 acres in nearby Upper Saucon Township. Since 1865, generations of students have chosen Lehigh for their educational experience. They know Lehigh is a place where they can make strong personal connections with faculty, conduct research in diverse fields of study, thrive in a dynamic campus community, form lasting bonds with Lehigh alumni, and learn from their own life experiences.

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The Duke Law Journal (Bluebook abbreviation: Duke L.J.) is a student-run law review published at Duke University School of Law. The journal publishes general-interest articles and student notes in eight issues each year.he Duke Law Journal is currently ranked as the 23rd most cited law review, according to the Washington and Lee University School of Law's rankings.

Career History
Co-Chair, Private Equity Practice Group
Current

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP provides legal services. The firm provides services in areas such as labor, employment, entertainment & media law, toxic torts and other environmental matters. Its clients include commercial & investment banks, government entities, individuals and startups. The company was founded in 1890 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

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Member, Management Committee
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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP provides legal services. The firm provides services in areas such as labor, employment, entertainment & media law, toxic torts and other environmental matters. Its clients include commercial & investment banks, government entities, individuals and startups. The company was founded in 1890 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

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2009

Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. We are a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Our university offers majors and programs in four colleges: The College of Arts and Sciences, The College of Business and Economics, The College of Education and The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science. More than 4,700 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students call Lehigh "home." Located in Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, the campus is in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia. Lehigh is comprised of 2,358 acres, making it one of the largest private universities in the country. The Asa Packer Campus, Mountaintop Campus, and Murray H. Goodman Campus are contiguous. In 2012, the university received a Stabler Foundation gift of 755 acres in nearby Upper Saucon Township. Since 1865, generations of students have chosen Lehigh for their educational experience. They know Lehigh is a place where they can make strong personal connections with faculty, conduct research in diverse fields of study, thrive in a dynamic campus community, form lasting bonds with Lehigh alumni, and learn from their own life experiences.

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2008

Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. We are a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Our university offers majors and programs in four colleges: The College of Arts and Sciences, The College of Business and Economics, The College of Education and The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science. More than 4,700 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students call Lehigh "home." Located in Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, the campus is in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia. Lehigh is comprised of 2,358 acres, making it one of the largest private universities in the country. The Asa Packer Campus, Mountaintop Campus, and Murray H. Goodman Campus are contiguous. In 2012, the university received a Stabler Foundation gift of 755 acres in nearby Upper Saucon Township. Since 1865, generations of students have chosen Lehigh for their educational experience. They know Lehigh is a place where they can make strong personal connections with faculty, conduct research in diverse fields of study, thrive in a dynamic campus community, form lasting bonds with Lehigh alumni, and learn from their own life experiences.

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2007

Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. We are a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Our university offers majors and programs in four colleges: The College of Arts and Sciences, The College of Business and Economics, The College of Education and The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science. More than 4,700 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students call Lehigh "home." Located in Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, the campus is in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia. Lehigh is comprised of 2,358 acres, making it one of the largest private universities in the country. The Asa Packer Campus, Mountaintop Campus, and Murray H. Goodman Campus are contiguous. In 2012, the university received a Stabler Foundation gift of 755 acres in nearby Upper Saucon Township. Since 1865, generations of students have chosen Lehigh for their educational experience. They know Lehigh is a place where they can make strong personal connections with faculty, conduct research in diverse fields of study, thrive in a dynamic campus community, form lasting bonds with Lehigh alumni, and learn from their own life experiences.

Political Donations
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2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

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TopBuild Corp. purchases USI, Inc. (Minnesota) from Trilantic Capital Management LP, Reinet Investments Manager SA

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Argentum Investments AB purchases Empresa Minera Manquiri SA from Coeur Mining, Inc.

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The Blackstone Group LP, Continental Cement Co. LLC purchase Lafarge North America, Inc. /Davenport Cement Ops from Lafarge SA

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Admitted to the New York Bar
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