The Deal Recognizes Latham & Watkins’ Rachel Sheridan as Part of Women in Dealmaking Package

Sheridan, who advised on some of the most high-profile recent PE and SPAC deals, is an honoree in The Deal’s 2020 Top Women in Dealmaking list as part of the Private Equity category.

The Deal, an award-winning financial news organization, is proud to announce Latham & Watkins LLP’s Rachel Sheridan has been named to its 2020 Top Women in Dealmaking list.

Sheridan, a partner in Latham & Watkins’ New York office, represents private equity firms and portfolio companies in sophisticated buyout, acquisition and exit financing transactions. She is an honoree in The Deal’s 2020 Top Women in Dealmaking list as part of the Private Equity category. 

With a focus on capital markets transactions, including public and private securities offerings, securities regulation, company representation and general corporate matters, she has been on the forefront of today’s top trends. She recently advised on high-profile SPAC deals. Among other deals, she worked with Opendoor in its business combination with the Social Capital Hedosophia SPAC to bring public a leading digital platform for residential real estate, and with alternative asset manager GCM Grosvenor in its merger with SPAC CF Finance Acquisition.

Sheridan is chair of Latham’s Income Partner and Counsel Committee.

Latham & Watkins delivers innovative solutions to complex legal and business challenges around the world. From a global platform, Latham lawyers advise clients on market-shaping transactions, high-stakes litigation and trials, and sophisticated regulatory matters. Latham is one of the world’s largest providers of pro bono services, steadfastly supports initiatives designed to advance diversity within the firm and the legal profession, and is committed to exploring and promoting environmental sustainability.

To be eligible for the Top Women in Dealmaking list, lawyers must be partners based in the U.S. The Deal recognized women in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, restructuring and bankruptcy, and activism as well as adjacent industries such as lending and capital markets.

The Deal is an award-winning financial news organization founded in 1999 by legendary dealmaker Bruce Wasserstein. Since its founding The Deal has been providing up-to-the-minute news, analysis and perspective to dealmakers across the globe through its network of events, subscription products and power rankings.

For more information about Sheridan and other honorees in The Deal’s Top Women in Dealmaking list check out the latest Dealmaker Quarterly: