Rita O’Neill, a partner in S&C’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group and co-head of the Global Private Equity Group, was featured in an in-depth alumni profile in Boston College Law School Magazine’s Winter 2023 edition. The profile, “A Fearless, Peerless Deal Maker in the Billion-Dollar Universe of Mergers and Acquisitions,” details Rita’s entry into the legal field, highlights from her career and how she is working to advance women in the legal profession.
Colleagues, clients and peers share firsthand accounts of Rita’s excellence in her legal practice, mentorship and leadership, as well as qualities that have led to her success as a woman in a male-dominated industry. In one example, the Head of Legal at Philips North America, who has long worked with Rita, reflects upon her ability to lead a strong and diverse legal team, as well as the impact she made leading a webinar for Philips’ legal team worldwide on unconscious gender bias. “Rita busted through that glass ceiling pretty easily with her style, her collegiality, and her knowledge,” he shared.
Read “A Fearless, Peerless Deal Maker in the Billion-Dollar Universe of Mergers and Acquisitions.”