Alan S. Chen Associate

Alan Chen focuses his practice on private equity and mergers & acquisitions.

Before joining the firm, Alan was an extern on the Equities Surveillance & Investigations team at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and at the Office of the General Counsel for the Governor of Illinois. As a student, Alan earned a CALI Award for the highest grade in Corporate Contracts.

Prior to law school, Alan was a Senior Analyst in Global Finance for a private equity portfolio company, and worked in financial modeling at a tablet-based education startup.  During his undergraduate studies, Alan competed as a member of the University of Chicago Men’s Swim Team where he received NCAA All-Academic honors.

Community Service

Alan is a board member of the Chinese American Bar Association of Greater Chicago.


Representation of a New York-based independent sponsor in connection with its acquisition of numerous personal care franchise locations across the East Coast of the United States as part of four separate transactions.

  • University of Illinois College of Law, JD, magna cum laude, 2018
  • The University of Chicago, BA, with Honors, 2013

Board Member, Chinese American Bar Association of Greater Chicago

  • Illinois
  • Mandarin-Chinese
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