Jonathan Susko

Jonathan Susko

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Jonathan is a senior associate in Baker McKenzie's Transactional Group in the Firm's New York office. Jonathan joined Baker McKenzie as an associate in 2016 in the Chicago office.

Practice Focus

Jonathan routinely advises private-equity funds and multinational companies on global and domestic mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and pre- and post-transaction integrations.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised MiddleGround Capital in multijurisdictional carve-out of PVI Holdings and W&O Supply from Pon Holdings. 

  • Advised MiddleGround Capital in acquisition of Race Winning Brands and subsequent roll-up of 4 aftermarket performance motor sports parts suppliers around the globe. 

  • Advised MiddleGround Capital in acquisition of automotive sensor provider, New Eagle LLC.

  • Advised MiddleGround Capital in carve-out acquisition of Benteler AG’s North American hot stamping business.

  • Advised Gilde Capital in acquisition of RID lice prevention product line from Bayer Corp.

  • Advised Servier on its USD 1.8 billion carve-out acquisition of the oncology business of Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

  • Advised AkzoNobel N.V. in its acquisition of New Nautical Coatings, Inc.

  • Advised Abbott Laboratories on the disposition of Alere, Inc.'s Triage® MeterPro cardiovascular (CV) and toxicology business and B-type Naturietic Peptide (BNP) assay business run on Beckman Coulter analyzers (USD 680 million).

  • Advised Abbott Laboratories on the disposition of Alere, Inc.'s epoc® Blood Analysis System.

  • Advised Safran in its USD 710 million sale of its Morpho Detection airport security business.

  • Advised Material Handling Systems in its sale to Thomas H. Lee and The Kenrich Group in its sale to HKA, each private employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) sale transactions.

  • Advised CVC Capital Partners in leveraged buyout of Anchor Glass Container Corp.


  • New York~United States (2023)
  • Illinois~United States (2016)


  • Temple University Beasley School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif) (2016)
  • Boston University (B.A., magna cum laude) (2011)