Contact Information
Cornell Law School
G49 Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

Phone: (607) 254-5061
Fax: (607) 255-7193
Lou R. Kling Adjunct Professor of Law (Fall term)

Professional Biography

Lou R. Kling has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions of public and privatecompanies, subsidiaries and divisions, including negotiated and contested acquisitions,leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations. He has also represented borrowers,issuers, underwriters and lenders in a broad spectrum of financing transactions. Mr.Kling is a permanent member of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom's Policy Committee, its top governing body, co-chairman of the firm’s Opinion Committee and chairman of the Financial Oversight and Audit Committee. He is a co-author of a leading treatise on acquisitions, Negotiated Acquisitions of Companies, Subsidiaries and Divisions.


B.A., New York University, 1973
M.A., Mathematics, University of Illinois,1974
J.D., New York University, 1977