Yelena Cavanaugh


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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  • Kim Kardashian West Enters Strategic Relationship With Coty to Expand Beauty Brands Globally 

  • Portola Agrees to Sell to Alexion for $1.41 Billion 

  • Forty Seven Agrees to Sell to Gilead for $4.9 Billion  

  • Kylie Jenner Partners With Coty for $600 Million 

  • Dova Pharmaceuticals Sells to Sobi for $915 Million 

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    Italian & vegetarian cooking

    My dog, Andrey Kolmogorov


  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall)
    JD, American Jurisprudence Award, 2015

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

Admissions & Credentials

New York

Not admitted to practice in California