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Three Jones Day partners among The Deal's "Top Rising Stars" for 2021

Jones Day partners Corey Dickey, Justin Macke, and Dotun Obadina are among the lawyers included in The Deal's list of "Top Rising Stars" for 2021. The Top Rising Stars list spotlights exemplary lawyers at leading U.S. law firms who were recently promoted to partnership and are already making an impact on The Deal Economy.

Mr. Dickey is a partner in the Firm's Private Equity Practice and is resident in the Chicago Office. He has experience in leveraged buyouts, divestitures, global and cross-border transactions, equity financings, corporate restructurings, and other strategic transactions. He has advised on transactions in a number of industries, including aerospace, automotive, building products, consumer goods, energy, manufacturing, and technology. He recently served as lead counsel on transactions for Blue Sea Capital, Morgan Stanley Private Equity, MPE Partners, and The Riverside Company.

Mr. Macke is a partner in the Firm's M&A Practice and is resident in the New York Office. He advises public companies and private equity firms in M&A transactions. He also counsels boards of directors of public companies regarding takeover preparedness, shareholder activism, and proxy contests. He has significant experience counseling public companies on mergers in the face of activist shareholders. His recent publicly disclosed representations include leading deal teams on two transactions for American Industrial Partners – the acquisition of a majority interest in Ingersoll Rand's High Pressure Solutions segment and an investment in Orizon Aerostructures.

Mr. Obadina is a partner in the Firm's M&A Practice and is resident in the Minneapolis Office. He focuses his practice on domestic and cross-border M&A, private equity, general corporate governance, and debt and equity financings. He works with clients ranging in size from emerging growth companies to some of the world's largest corporations. He recently led the deal teams on two significant transactions for Cleveland-Cliffs: the $1.4 billion acquisition of substantially all of the operations of ArcelorMittal USA and the merger with AK Steel Holding Corporation in a transaction that implied a total enterprise value of approximately $3 billion for AK Steel.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 42 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.
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