Sidley partners Dan Clivner and Mehdi Khodadad have been named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s “Leaders of Influence: Private Equity Investors & Advisors” supplement. This is the third consecutive year the two have been included in the annual list, which celebrates the outstanding professionals making up the Los Angeles private equity lending and advising landscape.
Dan is a member of Sidley’s Executive Committee and the managing partner of the greater Los Angeles offices. He is a global co-leader of the firm’s M&A and Private Equity group. Dan handles high-profile transactional matters for clients in the media and entertainment, telecom, technology, financial services, and retail industries.
Mehdi serves as co-leader of the firm’s global Private Equity practice and is a member of Sidley’s Executive Committee. Mehdi's practice focuses on representing leading technology and life sciences companies and their private equity and other investment sponsors. He counsels corporate clients, entrepreneurs, and investors on a wide variety of transactions, including private and public financings, corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buy-outs and related private equity transactions, cross-border and other structured corporate transactions.