Joseph A. Kuzneski Jr. is a partner in the firm’s Corporate Department. Joe specializes in representing sophisticated business private equity funds and venture capital funds in their most challenging transactional matters. He also counsels clients on general corporate matters, including governance and securities law compliance.
Joe’s practice focuses on complex domestic and cross-border private equity transactions, mergers & acquisitions, control and minority investments, joint ventures and strategic alliances in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia. In addition, he also advises companies regarding securities law issues, disclosure and compliance matters and corporate governance.
Joe has represented various companies and private equity and venture capital sponsors, including Schneider Electric, Providence Equity Partners, GTech Corporation, A.T. Cross, Newport Television, Survey Sampling International, Nextag, Madison Dearborn Capital Partners, Berkshire Partners, AXA Private Equity, Advent International, Nautic Partners, Fleet Equity Partners, Key Venture Partners and Brynwood Partners.
University of Virginia, J.D., 1989
Brown University, B.A., 1986
Partner (2016 - Present)
Weil Gotshal & Manges, LLP
(2005 - 2016)
Edwards & Angell
(1989 - 2005)
Honors & Awards
Best Lawyers of America® (2018) Recognized for Corporate Law