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News July 28, 2023

Derrick Lott Named in Bloomberg Law’s 2023 ‘They’ve Got Next: 40 Under 40’

Shearman & Sterling M&A partner Derrick Lott was recognized by Bloomberg Law in its 2023 ‘They’ve Got Next: 40 Under 40’ list in the Mergers & Acquisition category.

He played a pivotal role in advising Amherst Pierpont Securities on its acquisition by Santander Holdings USA, a transaction valued at approximately $600 million. Additionally, Derrick co-led teams that provided counsel to CVS Health Corp. during its $10.6 billion acquisition of Oak Street Health and JetBlue Airways Corp. during its $3.8 billion acquisition of Spirit Airlines Inc.

Derrick is known for his expertise in guiding clients through intricate and high-profile public and private transactions, as well as handling minority investments, joint ventures, and corporate governance. He also represents investment banks as financial advisors in various M&A deals.

Bloomberg Law’s ‘They’ve Got Next’ list recognizes stellar young lawyers across the nation who took the reins on key client matters early in their careers, drawing from a pool of accomplished nominees from law firms, government agencies, non-profits, and other organizations across the country.

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