Baker McKenzie is pleased to announce that M&A Partner, Olivia Tyrrell, and Restructuring & Insolvency Partner, Debra Dandeneau, have been named 2020 “Top Women Dealmaking Honorees” by The Deal. According to The Deal, the list comprises the 48 top women in dealmaking in the US, as nominated by their peers, and this year’s list recognizes women who have displayed excellence in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, restructuring and activist investing. Click here for the full report from The Deal.

North America Transactional Group Chair, Alan Zoccolillo said, “Both Olivia and Deb are true stars on our transactional and restructuring teams, which are chock full of talent. Their achievements reflect their commitment to providing exemplary client service.”

Olivia Tyrrell is a leading healthcare transactional partner in the Transactional Group in Baker McKenzie's Chicago office. Olivia guides clients through transformational corporate transactions, particularly on cross-border mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances and corporate reorganizations, often involving complex, multijurisdictional carve-out transactions.

Throughout her career, she's acted as lead counsel for several multinational pharmaceutical and healthcare companies on mergers and acquisitions worth billions of dollars which have changed the face of the healthcare industry.

Debra Dandeneau is chair of Baker McKenzie's Global Restructuring and Insolvency Group. Her practice focuses on business reorganizations and debtor/creditors’ rights. Debra guides clients through their toughest and often transformational challenges. She has dealt with a variety of entities experiencing financial distress in a range of industries.

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