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The American Lawyer names Jones Day partner Randi Lesnick a 2018 "Dealmaker of the Year"

March 2018


The American Lawyer has named Jones Day M&A partner Randi Lesnick a "Dealmaker of the Year" for 2018. Ms. Lesnick was featured for her representation of Reynolds American (RAI) through its $49 billion acquisition by British American Tobacco (BAT).

Having represented RAI in deals totaling $90 billion, Ms. Lesnick's in-depth knowledge of their business was a key factor in completing this complicated, cross-border transaction within a short period of time. In The American Lawyer‘s profile, Ms. Lesnick stated, "Helping (RAI) get this over the finish line in what really was an expedited time was a great collaborative effort."

Read the full "Dealmakers of the Year" article about Ms. Lesnick.

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