Adam D. Greenwood


  • JD, New York University School of Law, 2006
  • AB (Applied Mathematics and History), Brown University, 2003; Sigma Xi


  • New York, 2007
  • Massachusetts, 2006
  • Legal 500 (2018)
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers - Rising Star (2015-2018)

Adam D. Greenwood


Adam Greenwood is a partner practicing in the tax & benefits department. His practice focuses on transactional tax matters, including matters relating to private equity, real estate and hedge funds; mergers and acquisitions; inbound and outbound investments; and secondary transactions.


Fund Formation Matters

  • Represents credit arm of Providence Equity Partners in fund formation matters.
  • Represents CCMP Capital in fund formation matters.
  • Represents ACORE Capital in fund formation matters.
  • Represents AlpInvest Partners in fund formation matters.
  • Represents Metropolitan Real Estate in fund formation matters.
  • Represents CIFC Asset Management in fund formation matters.
  • Represents Angelo, Gordon & Co. in fund formation matters.
  • Represents CI Capital Partners in fund formation matters.
  • Represents KarpReilly Capital Partners in fund formation matters.
  • Represents Western Asset Management Company in fund formation matters.
  • Represents Capital Royalty Partners in fund formation and investment matters.

“Up-C” IPO  Matters

  • Represented TPG Growth in the reorganization and initial public offering (structured as an “up-C”) of Evolent Health, an information technology provider and consultancy firm in the healthcare sector.
  • Represented TPG Growth in the registration and initial public offering (structured as an "up-C") of Greensky Inc., a financial technology company.
  • Represented The Habit Restaurants, Inc., a hamburger restaurant chain, in its initial public offering (structured as an “up-C”).
  • Represented Norcraft Companies, Inc., a cabinet maker, in its reorganization and initial public offering (structured as an “up-C”).
  • Represented TPG Capital in the reorganization and initial public offering (structured as an “up-C”) of Taylor Morrison, a home builder.

M&A Matters

  • Represented TPG Capital in its acquisition of a majority stake in McAfee, the cybersecurity company. 
  • Represented TPG Capital in its $3 billion acquisition of J. Crew, an apparel company.
  • Represented Berkshire Partners in its $2 billion acquisition and combination of Lightower Fiber Networks and Sidera Networks.
  • Represented HIG Capital in its acquisition of VIP Cinema Seating, a leading designer and assembler of premium seating solutions for the global cinema industry.
  • Represents CCMP Capital in investment matters.
  • Represented New Mountain Capital in its investment in Topix Pharmaceuticals, a leading provider of innovative therapeutic and cosmetic skin care products.
  • Represented Bain Capital in its acquisition of a majority ownership stake in Canada Goose, a leading manufacturer of outerwear.
  • Represented Johnson & Johnson in its acquisition of Aragon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for $650 million upfront and up to $450 million in contingent payments.
  • Represented TPG Capital and Petco Animal Supplies in connection with the sale of the latter.
  • Represents KarpReilly in investment matters.
  • Represents TPG Growth and its global impact fund, The Rise Fund, in investment matters.
  • Represented Nypro, Inc., an employee-owned manufacturing company, in its $665 million sale to Jabil Circuit, Inc.



  • Panelist, “Impact of Tax Rules on Inbound and Outbound Investments by PE Funds,” Private Equity Tax Practices Conference (December 2018) 
  • Panelist, “Tax and Regulatory Update,” Private Debt Investor CFOs and COOs Forum 2018 (June 2018) 
  • Panelist, “Select Partnership Issues and Private Investment Funds,” American Bar Association (May 2016)
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