Sidley Austin partner Constance Choy led the team that advised Tingyi (Cayman Islands) Holding Corp. in its recent agreement with Starbucks Corp. to manufacture and expand the distribution of Starbucks’ ready-to-drink (RTD) products throughout mainland China.
Pepper Hamilton corporate partner Valérie Demont was part of the team that is advising IGATE Corp. in its $4 billion acquisition by French information technology services company Capgemini. According to the firm, the deal spanned three continents.
Katie Tenney, a tax credit finance and syndication partner at Nixon Peabody, recently acted as investor counsel for a conversion of public housing to privately owned affordable housing under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program.
In addition to focusing on outside spending, like most GCs, I was charged with managing my internal department budget and when I joined BB&T we were on the cusp of a major, company-wide cost-cutting initiative.
Brought to you by
|# of women GCs in Fortune 500||New women GCs in Fortune 500 in 2014||% of women GCs in Fortune 500||Net Gain/Loss 2014|
Executive Leadership Library
Genevieve Kelly on transitioning from journalism to law, the traits of successful women, and the pluses of traveling and international business.
Lucy Helm, Starbucks general counsel, discusses her views on diversity, community service and mentorship of women in law.
As an Asian-American, she never expected to become the BMS GC, when only white men from Ivy League schools and prestigious NYC firms had held the role previously. Yet, the company looked to Sandra in its critical hour.