McCarter & English, LLP has named Philip D. Amoa the Managing Partner of the firm’s Philadelphia, PA, office. In addition to maintaining his current practice, Amoa will oversee operations and the business of running the office.
“The office and the firm enthusiastically welcome Philip to this role,” said Firmwide Managing Partner Joseph Boccassini. “With proven leadership skills, dedication to the firm, and a reputation as a trusted business advisor, he is well qualified to drive McCarter’s strategic direction locally as the Philadelphia office’s Managing Partner.”
Amoa handles M&A, venture capital, private equity, Delaware corporate and alternative entity law, and commercial mattersfor multinational and middle-market companies, including their boards of directors, management, and the investors that govern, operate, and transact with them. He is a founding member and leader of the firm’s Delaware Corporate, LLC & Partnership Law Group, and clients benefit from a combination of his knowledge in this area, his service on the board of an institutional investor, and his prior experience running his own technology-based company.
“It is a great honor to be named Managing Partner of McCarter’s thriving Philadelphia office,” Amoa said. “I look forward to working with our highly talented attorneys and staff members to build on our record of success, provide excellent service to our clients, and maintain our commitment to the communities in which we live and work.”
McCarter’s Philadelphia office serves clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies, to startup enterprises, to tax exempt and nonprofit entities. Areas of focus include bankruptcy, business litigation, commercial transactions, corporate law, employee benefits and executive compensation, environmental, insurance coverage, intellectual property, products liability, and venture capital, among others.
Amoa succeeds John J. McAleese III, who is stepping down after six years as Managing Partner of the office.