10 November 2011
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced today that Jodi Simala, a partner in the firm’s Chicago Corporate & Securities practice, was selected to Law360’s “Top Female Deal Makers,” which honors 10 influential female attorneys in the M&A field who have helped complete some of the biggest deals in the business and have established themselves as leaders.
The Law360 profile story highlighted Ms. Simala’s skill in identifying solutions to obstacles in highly complex deals, such as Allied Waste’s merger with Republic Services Inc., which she characterized as “full of exciting challenges.” The article also recognized Ms. Simala’s “laser-like focus on what the client is trying to achieve” in every transaction, and her dedication to developing and maintaining client relationships.
Ms. Simala is the Office Practice Leader of Mayer Brown’s Corporate & Securities practice in Chicago. She represents sellers and buyers in connection with domestic and international stock and asset acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, mergers, tender and exchange offers, consent solicitations, recapitalizations and reorganizations.
Ms. Simala joined Mayer Brown in 2000. A summa cum laude graduate of Boston University, she received a JD degree cum laude from Harvard Law School.