Paul Scrivano joins Ropes & Gray as head of M&A from O’Melveny, where he was the head of the Global Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Practice. Paul’s practice focuses on a broad range of U.S. and cross-border M&A transactions, including mergers, tender and exchange offers, stock and asset acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures. He has advised on more than 100 public company M&A transactions and is a veteran of numerous proxy contests and other contested matters. Paul regularly counsels corporate boards and committees in transactional and high-profile corporate governance matters and takeover defense strategies. He also advises private equity sponsors and investment banks in merger and acquisition transactions.