Baker McKenzie Partners Leif King and Randy Sunberg have been named to Legal 500's 2024 Private Practice Powerlist: M&A | United States. The list showcases the leading mergers and acquisitions practitioners who are 'deemed the gold standard' working across the region.

Leif King leads Baker McKenzie's Transactional Group in California. He is a seasoned M&A lawyer with almost three decades of experience advising clients on a wide variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, divestitures, recapitalizations, spin-offs and minority investments. Leif has received numerous other professional recognitions, including having been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business every year since 2008.

Randy Sunberg is a partner in the Firm's Transactional Practice Group and serves as Chair of the North America Healthcare & Life Sciences Group. With more than forty years of experience, Randy has a wealth of knowledge in the life sciences M&A space. His practice focuses on complex collaborations, licensing and joint ventures for clients ranging from biotech startups to multinational pharmaceutical companies. He is a highly sought after industry speaker, regularly presenting at marquee life sciences–related conferences across the globe.

Baker McKenzie is a transactional powerhouse, with more than 2,500 deal lawyers in 45 jurisdictions offering pragmatic counsel in the areas most critical for clients. The Firm excels in complex transactions and cross-border deals; over 65% of the deals are multi-jurisdictional. The teams are global and local, combining money-market sophistication with local excellence.

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