Partner Benjamin Hantz Receives a Legal Intelligencer Professional Excellence Award

May 22, 2023

The Legal Intelligencer, an American Lawyer Media publication, has named McGuireWoods Pittsburgh partner Benjamin Hantz as a 2023 Professional Excellence Award winner in the “Lawyers on the Fast Track” category. The honor recognizes young lawyers for exceptional achievements.

Hantz handles private equity-backed and other corporate transactions. He represents private equity funds, independent sponsors, family offices and institutional co-investors, public and privately held companies, and executives. His deal work extends across industries including healthcare and life sciences, technology, energy and infrastructure, finance and consumer products. Hantz has served as a panel moderator at McGuireWoods’ international Independent Sponsor Conference and Emerging Manager Conference.

Hantz also provides pro bono representation to small-business owners, assisting them on LLC formations. He also represents pro bono clients in M&A and general corporate/commercial matters.

In 2022, Hantz received an Emerging Leaders Award from The M&A Advisor in recognition of his achievements in mergers and acquisitions, turnarounds and financings. 

“Colleagues and clients respect Ben for his technical skills and market knowledge,” said David Hornyak, managing partner of McGuireWoods’ Pittsburgh office. “We are proud of Ben and congratulate him for this well-deserved recognition.”

Winners of the Professional Excellence Awards will be honored at a June 14 dinner at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel.