Keith Flaum is a leading M&A lawyer with more than 30 years of experience representing publicly traded and privately held companies in domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions and complex joint ventures, with a particular emphasis on representing information technology and life sciences companies. He is a trusted adviser to boards of directors and special committees in the M&A context. Keith serves as the firm’s Co-Head of M&A for the Americas and a member of the firm’s Global M&A Leadership Team.
Keith’s recent experience includes more than US$100 billion of M&A activity for some of the world’s top technology companies, handling groundbreaking deals throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and elsewhere.
Legal guides consistently recognize Keith as one of the top legal minds in M&A. Chambers USA ranks him in their highest tier, Band 1, for California Corporate/M&A. In 2020, Who’s Who Legal named Keith as one of seven M&A Global Elite Thought Leaders in the U.S. and the Daily Journal named him one of the top 100 lawyers in California. In 2019, the LMG Life Sciences Guide deemed him a “Life Sciences Star.” In 2016, The National Law Journal named him a “Trailblazer” in M&A. Law360 has recognized him as both a “Technology MVP” and “M&A MVP.”