Private Equity Attorney Rebecca Wilsker Joins Holland & Knight in Boston
BOSTON (August 3, 2021) – Holland & Knight has added M&A and private equity attorney Rebecca Wilsker as a partner in the firm's Corporate, M&A and Securities Practice Group. Ms. Wilsker, who will reside in the Boston office, joins the firm from Choate, Hall & Stewart.
Ms. Wilsker advises private equity funds, growth equity funds and their portfolio companies on critical transactions, including acquisitions, equity investments, sales and other significant life cycle events. She has significant experience working with tech and tech-enabled businesses and conducting cross-border transactions.
"We are extremely fortunate that Rebecca has chosen to join our firm," said David Barkus, co-head of Holland & Knight's Corporate, M&A and Securities Practice Group and head of the firm's Private Equity Team. "She is an outstanding lawyer with a strong deal sheet and deep client relationships. She will be instrumental in further strengthening our position in Boston, one of the top private equity markets in the United States, as well as nationally."
"Rebecca is a great addition to our Boston team," added Diane McDermott, executive partner of Holland & Knight's Boston office. "Not only does her M&A and private equity practice further enhance our corporate offerings, we believe the decision of such a high-caliber attorney to join our firm will help us to attract laterals in many different practice areas in Boston."
"I am delighted to join Holland & Knight and one of the leading M&A and private equity practices in the country," said Ms. Wilsker. "I look forward to tapping the firm's vast resources to serve my clients and to playing a meaningful role in building the firm's private equity practice."
Ms. Wilsker received a J.D. degree from the George Washington University School of Law and a B.A. degree from the University of Pennsylvania.