Ms Faiza Saeed > Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP > NEW YORK, United States > Lawyer Profile

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
United States
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Faiza J. Saeed is Cravath’s Presiding Partner. She advises public companies, boards of directors and special committees in connection with M&A, corporate governance and crisis management, including takeover defense and proxy contests.

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United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Media and entertainment: transactional

(Leading lawyers)

Faiza SaeedCravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

With a strong focus on M&A, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP advises key players in media and entertainment such as Disney and Hasbro on the corporate aspects of transactions including banking, financial restructuring, capital market offerings, and tax. Faiza Saeed leads the practice out of New York, focusing her expertise on M&A, corporate governance, and crisis management and leads the team in their representation of Quibi.


United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > M&A: large deals ($1bn+)

(Hall of Fame)

Faiza SaeedCravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Elite New York firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP delivers first-rate expertise in M&A, divestitures, joint ventures, PIPE deals, SPAC transactions, spin-offs and strategic investments. Presiding partner Faiza Saeed is an expert in corporate governance, crisis management and takeover defense – she handles a wealth of major transactions, and is particularly formidable within the technology, biotech and media sectors. Robert Townsend has a track record in the telecoms and broadcasting industries, and Mark Greene‘s core strengths encompass M&A, securities matters, cross-border deals, proxy fights and private equity transactions. Richard Hall fronts the EMEA transactional offering, while George Schoen is a go-to for hostile and contested transactions. At the more junior end of the partnership spectrum, Ting Chen, Aaron Gruber and Keith Hallam serve as eminent examples of the team’s bench strength, having already amassed track records in overseeing significant, multibillion-dollar transactions.