Corporate > AG Deal Diary
14 Nov '14

Lisa A. Peterson is a partner in Akin Gump’s Dallas/Fort Worth office, focusing on a wide array of corporate and transactional matters. These include M&A, corporate governance and other general corporate matters, investments in funds, corporations and other entities, and other transactional and commercial matters. She has blogged about a few different topics, including on the developments involving fee-shifting provisions and interesting cases.

What is your main practice area?

I represent investment vehicles, companies and high-net-worth individuals in connection with their transactional activities and day-to-day business needs.

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19 Sep '14

Nnedi Ifudu is a Senior Counsel in Akin Gump’s Washington, D.C. office in the international trade group.  Recently, she has blogged about the various international sanctions that have been imposed.

What is your main practice area?

International trade—within the trade group, my focus areas are export controls, economic sanctions and anti-bribery compliance.

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18 Jul '14

Michelle A. Reed is a litigation partner in Akin Gump’s Dallas office, focusing on complex civil litigation matters. Recently, she has blogged about the Halliburton case, the Omnicare case and cybersecurity issues.

What is your main practice area?

I like to think of myself as the defense for the in-house, securities and M&A lawyers.  I’m a litigator, focusing on defending companies, officers and directors in securities class actions, M&A litigation, derivative suits, SEC investigations, and cybersecurity/data privacy compliance and investigations.  When a deal goes awry, I lead the cleanup crew defending the work that was done.

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16 May '14

David J. D’Urso is a corporate partner in Akin Gump’s New York office, focusing on private equity M&A transactions. Recently, he has blogged about cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and Delaware LLC agreements.

What is your main practice area?

I represent sponsors, investors and their portfolio companies in a wide variety of private transactions, including leveraged acquisitions, growth equity investments, debt financings, restructurings and liquidity events.

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11 Apr '14

Carlos M. Bermudez is a corporate partner in Akin Gump’s Los Angeles office, focusing on M&A transactions and corporate governance issues. Recently, he has blogged about several important court decisions in California and Delaware affecting the M&A practice.

What is your main practice area?

Mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, general company representation and securities. Specifically, I represent a broad spectrum of clients, including public and private companies and private equity funds, in acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, financings and cross-border transactions.

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14 Feb '14

Dan Fisher is a corporate partner in Akin Gump’s Washington D.C. office whose focus is on mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Recently, he has blogged about Delaware cases affecting the M&A practice and the financial provisions reviewed in a deal term study. You can read his posts here and here.

What is your main practice area?

I practice at the nexus of M&A, private equity and restructuring. I represent large public companies in traditional M&A transactions, private equity firms and their portfolio companies in transactions and their day-to-day legal needs, and creditors of all sorts (with special experience representing convertible noteholders) in the financial distress and restructuring context.

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