Omar A. Lucia



Omar Lucia is an experienced M&A lawyer counseling private equity funds, public companies, and privately held businesses in complex U.S. and international acquisition and divestiture transactions. Omar is known as a partner to his clients, advising them through the lens of their business goals in the structuring and negotiation of middle market transactions. He employs sophisticated legal skills along with a business minded, solutions-focused approach, and a seasoned team of professionals to assist his clients in both deploying capital efficiently across a variety of industries as well as maximizing returns on their invested capital through sales and recapitalizations.

Omar also serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Private Equity Practice.

Representative Transactions

  • Represented Wynnchurch Capital in the purchase of the domestic and international operations of Latham Pools, and ultimately, its sale to Pamplona Capital
  • Represented two private equity funds in their acquisition of United States Pipe and Foundry Company, LLC, and Fast Fabricators LLC from Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE: MWA), numerous bolt-on acquisitions, and ultimately, the sale of the platform to Forterra Pipe
  • Represented Advanced Energy Industries (NASDAQ: AEIS) in connection with its carve-out purchases of Artesyn Embedded Power Business and SL Power.
  • Represented a family ownership group in the sale of their aerospace testing business to a large private equity fund
  • Represented Peninsula Capital in its investment in Republic Fire & Safety, numerous bolt-on acquisitions and ultimately, its sale to CI Capital
  • Represented a UK listed public company in its acquisitions of a US-based wire and cable distributor, a US based specialty fastener distributor and several US based wire harness distributors.
  • Represented a multinational automotive supplier in the sale of its manufacturing operations in Mexico
  • Represented a private equity fund in its purchase of the global operations of a supplier of noise vibration and harshness products, along with bolt-on acquisitions and ultimately, its sale to a public company
  • Represented Amcor Rigid Plastics in its purchases of operations in the U.S., Canada and South America
  • Represented a private equity fund in the purchase of an aluminum extrusions distribution business and numerous bolt-on acquisitions 


  • Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Corporate Law (2023)


  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • Wayne State University, B.S ()Corporate Finance and Economics


  • Michigan