The Deal Recognizes Latham & Watkins’ Victoria VanStekelenburg as Part of Top Rising Stars List

VanStekelenburg, a partner in the firm’s M&A and private equity groups, is an honoree in The Deal’s Top Rising Stars: Class of 2021.

The Deal, an award-winning financial news organization, is proud to announce that Latham & Watkins LLP’s Victoria VanStekelenburg has been named to its 2021 Top Rising Stars list.

A partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, VanStekelenburg brings a wide range of experience to the table, regularly advising on cross-border or multijurisdictional deals for PE clients. VanStekelenburg joined Latham & Watkins in October 2012 and was named partner in October 2020, effective January 1.

She has done numerous deals for Carlyle Group and Platinum Equity LLC. Her recent highlights include lead associate representing Carlyle and Supreme in the acquisition of Supreme by VF Corp., ArchiMed in its acquisition of a majority stake in Lyon, France-based contract research organization NAMSA and Carlyle in its deal for procurement, supply chain management company Unison from Abry Partners.

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.

The Deal’s Top Rising Stars list honors top U.S.-based, M&A-focused partners. In order to be eligible, individuals should have made partners between March 1, 2020, and Feb. 28, 2021, and shown an ability to navigate complex dealmaking situations.

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 VanStekelenburg and other honorees in The Deal’s Top Rising Stars: Class of 2021 list check out the latest Dealmaker Quarterly: