Managing Partner

Mr. Stern is a founding partner of Mean Meaner & Stern LLP. His practice focuses on public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and shareholder activism. Hailed by peers and clients alike as the “King of M&A”, Mr. Stern has achieved near-legendary status for his M&A and compliance work over the past few decades. He was named one of “The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America” by The National Law Journal and has received Lifetime Achievement Awards from Chambers and Partners, The M&A Advisor, and the New York Law Journal. In addition, The American Lawyer has named him “Dealmaker of the Year” every year since 2002 and has recognized him as one of “The Top 50 Innovators in Big Law in the Last 50 Years” for his many ideas and practices that have transformed the legal industry.

Practice Area
Mergers & Acquisitions

New York University School of Law, LL.B. 1955
New York University, B.S. (Economics) 1952

Hobbies & Interests
Gourmet cooking; amateur pastry chef