June 24, 2020
New York partner Barbara Becker and Los Angeles partner Linda Curtis were named among the IFLR1000 Women Leaders for 2020, featuring “the leading female transactional lawyers in the world.” The guide was published June 18, 2020.
Barbara Becker is Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group. She advises companies on all significant business and legal issues, including mergers and acquisitions (including domestic and cross-border), spin-offs, joint ventures and general corporate matters. She also advises boards of directors and special committees of public companies.
Linda Curtis is Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Finance Practice Group. Her practice focuses on all aspects of corporate finance, including leveraged financings, with a specific focus on acquisition financings. She also represents clients in debt capital markets transactions and other secured and unsecured senior, mezzanine and subordinated financings, and has experience in real estate financings and debt restructurings. Her clients include private equity firms, commercial lending institutions and public and private companies in a variety of industries.