Press Release
March 19, 2019

Holland & Knight Strengthens Private Equity Practice with Addition of Omari Sealy

MIAMI (March 19, 2019) – Private equity and M&A lawyer Omari Sealy has joined Holland & Knight as a partner in Miami. He was previously a partner at DLA Piper.

"Omari is an extremely focused and driven attorney with private equity transaction experience that is hard to match," said David Barkus, co-leader of the firm's South Florida Corporate Practice. "Many of Omari's transactions have been in healthcare, which is a particular strength of our firm. We are very pleased to welcome him to our team."

Mr. Sealy represents private equity firms and corporations in connection with mergers and acquisitions and other general corporate matters, including control acquisitions and dispositions, corporate finance transactions, commercial contracts and joint ventures.

"Holland & Knight's corporate practice in Miami has a fantastic reputation and has recently shown impressive growth," said Mr. Sealy. "The firm has a collaborative culture that appeals to me and a practice mix that complements my transactional skills and experience. I look forward to contributing to the success of the firm and its clients."

Mr. Sealy earned a J.D. degree from The George Washington University Law School and a B.S.B.A. degree from the University of Florida. He is admitted to practice in Florida and North Carolina.

Attorneys in Holland & Knight's Private Equity Practice act as trusted legal and business advisors to funds, portfolio companies, family offices, independent sponsors and other investors. The practice, which has a mostly middle-market focus, recently launched HK Deal Flow®, a unique program that facilitates deal leads for clients and prospective clients by matching acquisition or capital raising opportunities with buyers and investors.

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