Edward L. Prokop is a co-chair of the firm's Cross-Border Transactions Practice and a co-chair of the Corporate Department. Mr. Prokop has advised clients in a variety of domestic and cross-border public and private transactions, both on the buy-side and sell-side, including mergers, stock and asset purchases, restructurings and leveraged acquisitions, as well as joint ventures and strategic alliances. He has also represented private equity and asset management clients on a variety of transactions, including acquisitions, portfolio company transactions and the formation of private investment funds. Mr. Prokop also regularly counsels clients on corporate governance, fiduciary, ethics and disclosure matters.
Mr. Prokop has worked closely with clients from a broad spectrum of industries including, among others, financial, energy, infrastructure, healthcare, food production and distribution, manufacturing, media, technology and investment management.
Mr. Prokop serves as a member of Jenner & Block's Diversity & Inclusion Committee and is actively involved in many of Jenner & Block’s diversity and inclusion initiatives. In 2017, Mr. Prokop was among a global network of prominent business and civic leaders who won M&A Advisor’s 8th Annual Emerging Leaders Award. In 2018, Mr. Prokop was one of just six lawyers recognized as an M&A "Rising Star" by Law360.
Prior to joining Jenner & Block, Mr. Prokop was a senior associate in the New York office of an international law firm where he served as a member of the firm’s Associate Board.