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Ralph A. Caruso
Practice Group Chair / Partner

RALPH CARUSO is the chairperson of the firm's national Business and Finance Practice Group.

Ralph’s practice is focused on representing private equity funds, other financial sponsors and strategic investors in domestic and cross-border M&A and recapitalization transactions. Over the last 20 years, Ralph has represented some of the country’s leading private equity funds, as well as many multi-national companies, in connection with their most demanding and complex corporate transactions. Ralph is routinely recognized as a leading practitioner by publications such as Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Best Lawyers in America® and Indiana Super Lawyers.

In addition to being the chairperson of the firm’s national Business and Finance Practice Group, Ralph is the co-chairperson of Taft’s Associate Advancement and Review Committee, in which role he is responsible for the recruiting and professional development of the firm’s associates.

Ralph did his undergraduate work at LeMoyne College, a Jesuit liberal arts school located in upstate New York, graduating magna cum laude in 1991 with a major in business administration, a minor in economics and a concentration in finance. Ralph completed his studies at the University of Notre Dame Law School, graduating in 1994.

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