Melissa Sawyer Ranked Top Female M&A Lawyer in North AmericaMarch 14, 2022
S&C’s Global Head of M&A Melissa Sawyer was ranked #1 among top female M&A lawyers in North America for 2021 based on deal value. Melissa recently advised on a number of landmark deals, including AT&T’s spin-off of WarnerMedia into Discovery and Baxter International’s $12.4 billion acquisition of Hillrom. Melissa has also worked on some of the largest, most complex mergers and acquisitions in recent years, including Tiffany & Co.’s $16 billion acquisition by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton—the largest luxury retail deal ever—for which she was recognized as The American Lawyer’s Dealmaker of the Year. The 2021 rankings are based on league tables compiled by MergerLinks.