Partner, King & Spalding
Rahul Patel is a partner in King & Spalding’s Corporate Practice Group. He was elected by the partnership to serve on the King & Spalding Policy Committee, which serves as the firm’s governing and management committee.
Mr. Patel’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic corporate transactions. Mr. Patel regularly represents leading companies (including General Electric Company, HD Supply, Kemira Chemicals, Mahindra & Mahindra, Oxford Industries, Roper Technologies, SunTrust Banks, The Avantha Group, T.V. Asia and UPS) in a broad variety of mergers and acquisitions, joint venture and other control and non-control transactions. A significant portion of Mr. Patel’s practice focuses on cross-border transactions. Mr. Patel has been rated by Chambers Global, Chambers USA, Chambers Asia-Pacific, and Legal 500 as a leading M&A lawyer.
Mr. Patel received a Bachelor of Arts degree, from the University of Florida where he was the Outstanding Male Graduate from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and inducted into the University of Florida Hall of Fame. Mr. Patel received his law degree from the University of Florida, with honors. He was recently appointed by the Governor of the State of Florida and confirmed by the Florida Senate to serve on the University of Florida Board of Trustees. He is the past President of the University of Florida National Alumni Association and the past President of the University of Florida College of Law Alumni Council. Mr. Patel is also a member of the Board of Directors of Shands Jacksonville Healthcare and the Shands Jacksonville Medical Center and the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee of the Atlanta Speech School. He was one of three University of Florida Law School alumni given the inaugural Outstanding Young Alumnus Award.