Private Equity MVP: Weil Gotshal's Marilyn French

Law360, New York (November 30, 2012, 10:06 PM EST) -- When private equity giant Advent International Corp. barreled into 2012 ready to ink big-ticket deals, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP partner Marilyn French was ready to lead the firm to some of its biggest acquisitions to date, cementing her reputation at the firm and earning her a spot among Law360's Private Equity MVPs.

With a base in Weil's Boston outpost, French put together and helmed the teams that won Advent — one of Weil's most prominent private equity clients — major stakes in several companies, including...
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