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News August 24, 2023

Derrick Lott Recognized by New York Law Journal as 2023 Rising Star in Mergers & Acquisitions

Shearman & Sterling Mergers & Acquisitions partner Derrick Lott has been named a 2023 Rising Star by New York Law Journal.

Based in New York, Derrick advises clients on public and private transactions as well as minority investments, joint ventures and corporate governance matters.  Derrick also represents investment banks as financial advisors in M&A transactions.

Derrick co-led teams that advised CVS Health Corp. in its $10.6 billion acquisition of Oak Street Health, and JetBlue Airways Corp. in its $3.8 billion acquisition of Spirit Airlines Inc., including its hostile tender offer to acquire Spirit and its “vote no” proxy campaign against Spirit’s prior transaction with Frontier Group.

Derrick also represented Boston Scientific in its $615 million purchase of Apollo Endosurgery along with its $1.75 billion acquisition of Baylis Medical Company.

The New York Law Journal 2023 Honorees include awards for Attorneys of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, Innovation, Litigation and Rising Stars.