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Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Sheppard Mullin is a full-service Global 100 firm with more than 900 attorneys in 15 offices located in the United States, Europe and Asia.  Since 1927, industry-leading companies have turned to Sheppard Mullin to handle corporate and technology matters, high-stakes litigation and complex financial transactions.  In the U.S., the firm's clients include almost half of the Fortune 100.  For more information, please visit

Matthew Goldman

Senior Associate

Matthew Goldman is a senior associate in the Corporate Practice Group in the firm's Century City office and is a member of the firm's healthcare practice team. Matthew routinely represents private equity firms, registered investment advisors, and public and privately held businesses in negotiating and closing M&A transactions and structuring and documenting complex joint ventures and strategic alliances.

Aytan Dahukey


Aytan Dahukey is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group in the firm’s Century City Office. He is the leader of the firm’s Private Equity team and is also a member of the firm’s Healthcare and Emerging Growth/Venture Capital teams. As an active member of these industry teams, Aytan enjoys a wide-ranging practice that spans across several sectors. He has represented private equity funds in numerous large leveraged buy-out, add-on and divestiture transactions and has also represented owners of a wide variety of private businesses in sales to private equity funds and other strategic investors. Aytan has been recognized as a top lawyer by a number of publications, including Best Lawyers in America, Daily Journal, Super Lawyers, Legal 500, and Law360.