Debevoise Partner Sue Meng Selected as a Member of DirectWomen’s 2022 Board Institute Class

15 February 2022

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP partner Sue Meng has been named to DirectWomen’s 2022 Board Institute Class as one of 19 distinguished women lawyers.

The 2022 DirectWomen Board Institute class is comprised of General Counsel of Fortune 500 companies, senior partners at top law firms and leading lawyers from the nation’s largest private companies and non-profit organizations. These distinguished women lawyers are strategic thought leaders and represent a wide range of business knowledge and experience in their industries, which include agriculture, financial services, technology, energy, retail and manufacturing, among others.

Sue Meng is a corporate partner and member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Technology, Media & Telecommunications and Private Equity Groups, and co-chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. Her practice focuses on advising public companies, boards of directors and special committees, and private equity firms in connection with mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments and other significant corporate matters. Ms. Meng is ranked as a leading M&A lawyer by Chambers USA (2021) and was selected as Dealmaker of the Year (2020) by The American Lawyer for her representation of Toyota Motor Corporation in its joint investment, with DENSO Corporation and SoftBank Vision Fund, in Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group.

DirectWomen is a nonprofit that works to increase the representation of women lawyers on corporate boards. DirectWomen identifies leading women lawyers from around the country who are able to provide the experience, independence and business judgment required for board effectiveness. Through its various programs, DirectWomen develops and positions women attorney leaders for board service and also serves as a resource for companies seeking qualified women board candidates.

View the full list of 2022 DirectWomen Board Institute class members here.