Partner, Glaser Weil
WHY: Joined L.A.-based firm in 2016 as partner and chair of its mergers and acquisitions department. Operates from Newport Beach and Century City offices. One of top M&A lawyers in SoCal.
RECENT: Worked on $1.1B of deals in 2018. Firm is ramping up service lines, including intellectual property.
NOTABLE: During 40-year career, worked on over 400 transactions, including the 2013 sale of the Sacramento Kings basketball team for more than $530M. Previously partner at Rutan & Tucker.
FUN FACTS: Favorite book, “Crime and Punishment.”