Harrison A. Korn is of counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he is a member of the firm’s corporate department.
Harrison advises public and private companies, private equity firms, boards of directors and special committees in a wide variety of complex corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, asset sales and other carve-out transactions, leveraged buyouts, spin-offs, joint ventures, strategic investments, equity and debt financing transactions and corporate governance matters, including securities law compliance.
Selected representations include the following:
- FAST Acquisition Corp. II in its pending deSPAC transaction with Falcon’s Beyond Global
- Marriott International in its $13.6 billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, its pending acquisition of the City Express brand from Hoteles City Express, and several other acquisitions
- CACI International in its unsolicited $7.2 billion topping bid to acquire CSRA, its $225 million acquisition of ID Technologies, and several other acquisitions
- United Therapeutics in its conversion to a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC), its Series A preferred equity investment in TAI Diagnostics, and several other acquisitions
- Motive Capital Corp in its $2 billion merger with Forge Global
- Brookfield Renewable and Stonepeak in their up to $1 billion investment in InterEnergy
- JRE Partners in its spinout from J.P. Morgan
- Fly Leasing in its $2.4 billion sale to an affiliate of Carlyle Aviation Partners
- DocGo in its $1.1 billion merger with Motion Acquisition Corp.
- An international insurer in its divesture of certain global shared services operations
- Johnson & Johnson in its carve-out asset sale of medical device manufacturing operations with $1 billion per year in revenue to Jabil
- Eaton in its $3.3 billion carve-out sale of its hydraulics business to Danfoss
- Towers Watson in its $18 billion merger of equals with Willis Group
- The Conflicts Committee of the Board of The Carlyle Group in Carlyle’s conversion from a publicly-traded partnership to a C-corporation
- WGL Holdings in its $6.4 billion sale to AltaGas
- Euronet Worldwide in its unsolicited $1 billion topping bid to acquire MoneyGram Financial
- Civeo in its $367 million acquisition of Noralta
- Avalere Health in its acquisition by Inovalon for $140 million
- CoStar in its $170 million acquisition of Apartment Finder
- Neustar in its $450 million acquisition of MarketShare Partners
- Underwriters in a public senior note offering for Arlington Asset Investment Corp.
- Underwriters in follow-on public equity offering for Pacific DataVision
- MidOcean Partners and ATL Partners in various other transactions
Harrison is a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee and serves as Co-Chair of the LGBT Sub-Committee. He provides pro bono representation with respect to corporate matters to The Trevor Project and The Human Rights Campaign.
Harrison received his law degree from Yale Law School, where he served as Student Director of The Ethics Bureau at Yale clinic. Prior to attending law school, he graduated summa cum laude with distinction in the major from Yale College, where he majored in Cognitive Science.
Harrison is a member of the bars of New York State and the District of Columbia.