Linda Rhodes focuses her practice on complex commercial transactions, including business and technology sourcing (e.g., information technology outsourcing, business process outsourcing and contract manufacturing), cloud computing, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and transition services, joint ventures and corporate governance.  She has represented a wide spectrum of clients, from emerging companies to large multinational corporations, in a variety of industries, including information technology, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, health care, automotive, financial services, insurance, energy, real estate, chemicals and consumer products.  She has substantial experience in leading contract negotiations, bringing complex transactions to successful closure and effectively managing the international aspects of global transactions.

Chambers USA 2010-2014 note that Linda "'has been incredible,' particularly highlighting her drafting skills and ability to explain complex concepts," "is singled out for her 'hard-working, diligent' attitude," "adds incredible value and is astonishing in her productivity," and is  "highly regarded for her 'direct, astute, fast, responsive and efficient' client service."

Linda joined Mayer Brown in 2000.  Previously, she was a partner with another large international law firm.

Spoken Languages

  • English
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University of Virginia School of Law, JD

The College of William & Mary, BBA


  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia