Gates, Co-chair of the firm’s securities and capital markets practice, is an honoree in The Deal’s 2020 Top Women in Dealmaking list as part of the M&A category.
The Deal, an award-winning financial news organization, is proud to announce Mintz Member and Co-chair of the firm’s Securities & Capital Markets Practice Megan N. Gates has been named to its 2020 Top Women in Dealmaking list.
Ms. Gates advises public companies on capital-raising transactions, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reporting obligations, and mergers and acquisitions. Passionate about the life sciences industry, Ms. Gates has over 25 years of experience in the biotechnology field. She is an honoree in The Deal’s 2020 Top Women in Dealmaking list as part of the M&A category.
Ms. Gates joined Mintz in 2000 after a stint in-house as Associate General Counsel at Thermo Electron, now known as Thermo Fisher Scientific. She is also a leader in Mintz’s newly formed Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) practice, focused on helping clients navigate complex, rapidly evolving ESG concerns and priorities.
Ms. Gates was formerly on the firm’s Policy Committee and mentors women associates. She is also active in the Boston legal and nonprofit communities, holding leadership roles and serving on boards, including the Pine Street Inn and the Boston Bar Foundation.
Established in 1933, Mintz is a versatile Am Law 100 law firm with more than 500 attorneys serving clients worldwide. The firm’s nimble, collaborative legal teams address the shifting legal and regulatory requirements of the global market’s most competitive industries. Mintz is strategically located to meet clients’ needs with offices in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and London.
To be eligible for the Top Women in Dealmaking list, lawyers must be partners based in the United States. 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.