Rising Star: Cleary Gottlieb's Benet O'Reilly

Law360, New York (April 16, 2010, 5:27 PM EDT) -- Taking the lead in closing a number of megadeals, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP's Benet O’Reilly has helped Hewlett-Packard Co. wrap up its $13.9 billion takeover of Electronic Data Systems Corp. and assisted TPG Capital and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners in completing their $27.5 billion transaction involving Alltel Corp., earning him a spot on Law360’s list of 10 corporate finance attorneys under 40 to watch.

The 36-year-old partner, who works out of the firm’s New York office, played a key role for HP in closing...
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