DLA Piper Names Andrew Walker As Partner In Private Equity Practice

By Amit Chowdhry • Apr 2, 2024

DLA Piper announced it has named Andrew Walker as an Austin-based partner in its Private Equity Practice. Walker’s practice focuses on representing private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in complex business deals, including M&A, divestitures, creating new business platforms, and serving as outside general counsel.

Walker’s experience includes representing a private equity sponsor and its portfolio company in a 50-50 recapitalization with another private equity sponsor, representing a private equity sponsor in the acquisition of a drug diversion monitoring company, and representing a private equity sponsor in the acquisition of a music company powered by technology that was created as an alternative to the traditional music business model.

DLA Piper has over 225 global lawyers who counsel private equity funds and industry-leading portfolio companies strategically. And DLA Piper’s Private Equity practice has the capacity and experience to drive value across the investment life cycle by delivering responsive, efficient, and integrated solutions worldwide.


“We are actively expanding our private equity capabilities, and we believe Andrew will have an immediate impact delivering excellent client service to our clients.”

– Joey Silver, global co-chair and US chair of the Private Equity Practice

“Andrew has an impressive record providing innovative counsel in complex transactions, and his presence will be valuable in expanding our private equity capabilities in Austin and beyond.”

– Joseph Fore, office managing partner of DLA Piper’s Austin office