Paul W. Theiss

Corporate & Securities, Capital Markets, Financial Services M&A

Paul Theiss is “known for his knowledge and understanding of a range of industries,” described as a “'good negotiator'” with an “'excellent reputation'” and “earns plaudits for his knowledge of 'anything to do with capital markets or corporate development - buying, selling, financing.'"
Chambers USA


Paul Theiss is one of the leading corporate lawyers in the United States, focusing on a broad spectrum of mergers and acquisitions and capital markets work. He advises clients on both public and private mergers and acquisitions, and serves as general outside counsel to numerous companies as they develop and expand their growing businesses, advising on matters ranging from corporate governance to regulatory filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


  • The University of Chicago Law School, JD
  • Amherst College, BA


  • Illinois