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Saee Muzumdar is a partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and Co-Chair of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group. Ms. Muzumdar is a corporate transactional lawyer whose practice includes representing both strategic companies and private equity clients (including their portfolio companies) in connection with all aspects of their domestic and cross-border M&A activities and general corporate counseling. She has significant experience with acquisitions and divestitures of public and private entities (including both negotiated transactions and contested takeovers), venture capital investments, proxy contests, tender and exchange offers, recapitalizations, leveraged buyouts, spinoffs, carveouts, joint ventures and other complex corporate transactions. In addition, Ms. Muzumdar has represented a number of major investment banks as financial advisors in M&A transactions and financial institutions in connection with their investment activities.
Ms. Muzumdar’s corporate clients include Clorox, GE, Hologic, Kraft Heinz, Merck, News Corp., PepsiCo and Xylem, among others. Ms. Muzumdar’s private equity investor clients include Investcorp, J.H. Whitney and Tengram Capital, among others. Ms. Muzumdar’s investment bank clients include Centerview, Evercore, Goldman Sachs, Guggenheim Securities, Lazard, PJT Partners and UBS, among others.
Ms. Muzumdar is ranked by Chambers USA as a leading corporate M&A lawyer with clients noting she “is a brilliant lawyer who has a great work ethic and is super responsive” as well as “practical, business-oriented and efficient.” She has been recognized as a leading corporate attorney by The Best Lawyers in America® and as one of the “500 Leading Lawyers in America,” by Lawdragon, as well as a “Rising Star” in M&A by the International Financial Law Review, New York Law Journal and Law360. She was named 2022 Dealmaker of the Year in the Consumer, Retail, Food & Beverage category by The Deal and “Corporate Rising Star Attorney of the Year” by Euromoney Legal Media Group at its 2020 Women in Business Law Awards.
Ms. Muzumdar received her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, in 2008 from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University in 2005. Ms. Muzumdar is a member of the firm-wide Associates Committee and is an active member of the Diversity Committee. Ms. Muzumdar also helps teach a mergers and acquisitions simulation course at New York University School of Law.
Ms. Muzumdar is admitted to practice in the State of New York.
University of Michigan - 2008 Juris Doctor
McGill University - 2005 Bachelor of Arts
New York Bar