LONDON – Reed Smith today announced it has been shortlisted for the 2019 “Transatlantic Private Equity Team of the Year” award by Legal Week, The American Lawyer, and Corporate Counsel. The coveted award annually recognizes the legal team responsible for the most outstanding private equity transaction that requires significant lawyering on both sides of the Atlantic. The judging panel comprises senior American Legal Media journalists. Reed Smith is one of just four remaining teams on their 2019 private equity short list.
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“We are delighted that our team has been shortlisted for this award, which is appropriately reflective of the sophistication of our transactional practice as a whole” said Christopher M. Sheaffer, a partner in the firm’s New York office and team leader for the transactions being considered. “This shines a bright light on Reed Smith’s work assembling a global team to handle the most complex corporate carve-out transactions and multi-jurisdictional deals. It was truly a team effort.”

The final winner will be announced at the Transatlantic Legal Awards 2019 in London, June 13.