Rising Star: Sidley Austin's Sharon Flanagan

Law360, New York (April 6, 2010, 7:25 PM EDT) -- When an initial public offering for telecom revolutionary Skype Ltd. turned into a sale transaction, Sidley Austin LLP's Sharon Flanagan had the broad range of corporate finance experience to help lead eBay Inc. successfully through the deal, making her one of Law360's 10 corporate finance rising legal stars under 40.

Flanagan, 39, is a partner in the corporate finance and securities practice groups with the San Francisco office of Sidley, the same firm where she began her career in corporate finance law — handling everything from...
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