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Christopher Keefe of Nixon Peabody. Christopher Keefe of Nixon Peabody (Courtesy photo)

Here’s how Christopher Keefe, the newly appointed head of Nixon Peabody’s corporate practice, describes last year’s M&A market: “Imagine you have a really nice car, and you are driving down the road, and there is enough space for everyone. Then you pull over to get gas, and you fill up with rocket fuel and get back on the road,” he said. “That was 2018.”

Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith, based in New York, covers the business of law, including the ways law firms compete for clients and talent, cannabis law and marketing innovation. Reach him at pasmith@alm.com or on Twitter at @nycpatrickd

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