Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP announced today that Meredith L. Mackey has joined the Firm as a partner in its Capital Markets Practice, based in New York.
Ms. Mackey regularly advises underwriters and issuers in connection with capital markets and leveraged finance transactions, including high-yield debt offerings, initial public offerings, and other public and private securities offerings.
“We are delighted Meredith is joining Fried Frank as we continue to help our clients with their most complex and challenging matters,” said David J. Greenwald, chairman of Fried Frank. “Meredith is highly regarded by her peers, clients and colleagues, and shares our Firm's commitment to client service.”
Ms. Mackey has worked on offerings for issuers in a variety of industries including natural resources, basic industrials, healthcare and retail. She has also advised investment banking clients on securities law-related matters and corporate clients on general corporate matters.
“Meredith will make a great addition to our practice,” said Daniel J. Bursky, partner and co-head of Fried Frank's Capital Markets Practice. “She is a remarkable capital markets lawyer whose experience in finance markets will be incredibly valuable to our clients.”
Stuart H. Gelfond, partner and co-head of Fried Frank's Capital Markets Practice, added, “We are pleased to welcome Meredith to Fried Frank. She has a rare combination of extensive experience, strong technical skill and ability to easily build client relationships that will be of benefit to the practice and the Corporate Department overall.”
Before joining Fried Frank, Ms. Mackey was counsel in Davis Polk's Corporate Department. Prior to that, she was Vice President of the Loan Negotiations Group at Goldman Sachs & Company. She received her JD from the University of Pennsylvania in 2002, and her BA, in Political Science, from Boston College in 1999.