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Mayer Brown

1999 K STREET, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20006-1101, USA
Work +1 202 263 3000
Fax +1 202 263 3300

Linda Rhodes

Work +1 202 263 3382
Mayer Brown

Work Department

Corporate & Securities.


Linda Rhodes focuses her practice on complex commercial transactions, including business and technology sourcing, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, private equity, venture capital and other financing transactions. She has represented a wide spectrum of clients, from emerging companies to large multinational corporations, in a variety of industries, including information technology, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, health care, automotive, financial services, insurance, energy, real estate, chemicals and consumer products. She has substantial experience in leading contract negotiations, bringing complex transactions to successful closure and effectively managing the international aspects of global transactions.


College of William and Mary, BBA, 1984; University of Virginia, JD, 1987.

United States: Media, technology and telecoms


Within: Outsourcing

Mayer Brownprovides the perspective and mentoring needed to be a successful and thriving business’.  Indeed, headed by Chicago-based Brad L. Petersen, the team ‘proactively guides its clients through the present issues, while still making sure that the long-run is secure’. The ‘very hard working’ Washington DC-based David L. Beam and Chicago-based Elizabeth A. Raymond advise American Express on the outsourcing of its various assets of its alternative payments and prepaid business. Other key figures in Washington DC include Daniel A. Masur and Linda L. Rhodes (who is ‘always responsive’), while Chicago-based contacts include Joe Pennell, Rebecca S. Eisner and senior counsel Paul J. N. Roy. Chicago-based Lei Shen was promoted to partner in January 2018, and Michelle Ontiveros Gross, who is based in Palo Alto, joined from Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in September 2018.

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