Partner and Head of US M&A, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Mitchell focuses on global business transactions, including M&A and leveraged buyouts, for international corporations and financial institutions. He gained his extensive skills and knowledge through wide experience on both sides of transactions, acting as both adviser and principal.
From 2006 to 2013, Mitchell was a founding partner of Paine Schwartz Partners (formerly Paine & Partners), a leading US private equity firm managing a $1.2bn fund focused on investing in food and agribusiness. Previously, Mitchell was a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where he concentrated on M&A, private equity, leveraged buyouts, corporate governance and securities law matters.