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Q1 // 2021

The Deal

Stroock is delighted to announce that The Deal has named our partner Shannon Reaves one of its 2021 Top Rising Stars. The Deal’s Top Rising Stars list honors top U.S.-based, M&A-focused partners. In order to be eligible, individuals should have made partner between March 1, 2020, and Feb. 28, 2021, and shown an ability to navigate complex dealmaking situations.

Shannon focuses his practice in the areas of cross-border transaction reviews before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), industrial security, including Foreign Ownership, Control or Influence (FOCI) mitigation matters before the U.S. Departments of Defense and Energy, and export control compliance.

Shannon’s recent highlights included representation of Ultimate Software before CFIUS in connection with an $11 billion acquisition by a group of U.S. and foreign investors led by Hellman & Friedman. He also spearheaded the representation before the Department of Defense of STG’s $2.08 billion acquisition of U.S. cybersecurity and network security company RSA Security LLC.

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