Yelena Cavanaugh focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, minority investments and other complex corporate transactions and corporate governance matters across a range of industries. Her clients include strategic and financial buyers and sellers and financial advisers in public and private acquisitions, including private equity sponsored leveraged buyouts and take-private transactions.

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  • One Medical Agrees to Acquire Iora Health in $2.1 Billion Transaction 

  • Xos Trucks to Combine with NextGen Acquisition Corporation, a Special Purpose Acquisition Company 

  • Metromile to Combine With INSU Acquisition Corp. II, a Special Purpose Acquisition Company 

  • HG Insights sale to Riverwood Capital Partners 

  • Canoo to List on Nasdaq Through Hennessy Capital Merger 

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    Italian & vegetarian cooking

    My dog, Andrey Kolmogorov


  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall)
    JD, American Jurisprudence Award

  • University of Pennsylvania
    BA, Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Pre-Medicine

Admissions & Credentials

New York