Barbara Becker and Linda Curtis Named IFLR1000 Women Leaders for 2021

May 5, 2021

Gibson Dunn’s Managing Partner Barbara Becker and Los Angeles partner Linda Curtis were named among the IFLR1000 Women Leaders for 2021, featuring “the most prominent female lawyers working in financial and corporate law.” The guide was published May 5, 2021.

Barbara L. Becker is Chair and Managing Partner of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Prior to this role, she served as Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group for over a decade. 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 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.