Baker McKenzie Partner Aarthi Belani has been named to Silicon Valley Business Journal's 2024 Women of Influence list. This prestigious award honors outstanding women in Silicon Valley who have demonstrated influence and impact in their respective industries and communities.

Aarthi is a seasoned M&A attorney, who focuses on tech and life sciences deals. She represents buyers and sellers, especially serial acquirers, especially on cross-border deals; and also venture capital funds, corporate venture capital, and growth companies. She has also advised on digital health, financial services, and impact investment deals. Clients seek out Aarthi for her ability to home in on what matters.

In addition to her robust legal practice, Aarthi is active with the organization How Women Lead, part of the campaign to increase the representation of women in corporate leadership; an incoming Board member of new non-profit The Flight School, which will gather high school grads from around the world to help them find their people, their purpose and their power to drive change; and she also mentors with the Unreasonable Group, a program for growth-stage cleantech companies.

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