Debevoise & Plimpton LLP investment management partner and Global Chair of the Debevoise Investment Management Group Rebecca Silberstein has received the Private Funds - Formation Lawyer of the Year Award at the 2023 Who’s Who Legal Awards. Additionally, the firm’s White Collar & Regulatory Defense Group has been named “Firm of the Year” in the Business Crime Defense category.
Ms. Silberstein oversees the firm’s funds practice in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Her practice focuses on advising private equity firms and financial sponsors of private investment funds, including global private equity, leveraged buyout, energy and infrastructure, banking and financial services, mezzanine, credit and distressed debt funds, as well as bespoke funds and separate accounts.
Debevoise’s award-winning White Collar & Regulatory Defense Group is ranked as one of the world’s top practices by Global Investigations Review and as Band 1 by Chambers on both sides of the Atlantic for its complex representations of clients facing litigation and public policy crises, as well as Band 1 in the U.S. for securities enforcement and anti-corruption. Selected by Law360 as a 2021 White Collar Practice Group of the Year and by Benchmark Litigation as the 2022 White Collar Firm of the Year, the Group has been involved in some of the most significant investigations, litigations, and resolutions over the past few years, and offers international and domestic clients a depth of experience and global reach that allows for effective and strategic counsel.
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