John Giouroukakis is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Giouroukakis is a member of the Corporate Department and has a broad practice centering on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and general corporate representation of both public and private companies. He has developed particular expertise in representing private equity firms and other financial investors in leveraged buyouts, investments and dispositions.
In recent years, he has represented a number of private equity firms and financial investors, such as Odyssey Investment Partners, Leonard Green & Partners, BC Partners, MatlinPatterson Global Advisers, Cinven Partners LLP and Southfield Capital Advisors; and public and private companies, such as Goss International Corporation, FTD Group, Intelsat, Dayton Superior Corporation, Hubbell Incorporated, Griffin Land & Nurseries, Monster Worldwide, Neff Corp., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., AMC Entertainment, Books-A-Million and Spencer Gifts.
In 2014, Mr. Giouroukakis was received New York Law Journal’s Lawyers Who Lead by Example Award: Pro Bono for his dedication and commitment to pro bono. He was also profiled by Law360 in the publication’s “Rising Stars” feature for his work on high-profile private equity transactions and selected a ‘40 Under 40 East M&A Advisor’ finalists by M&A Advisor in 2012 . He was also recognized as a key partner in Latham’s Private Equity practice by The Legal 500 US 2012. Mr. Giouroukakis currently serves on the firm’s Associates Committee.