Cadwalader’s Dorothy Mehta and Bonnie Neuman Shortlisted for Euromoney Legal Media Group Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2019

April 16, 2019

Cadwalader partners Dorothy Mehta and Bonnie Neuman have been shortlisted for the 2019 Euromoney Legal Media Group Americas Women in Business Law Awards.

Both lawyers have been nominated for their respective practice areas:

  • Dorothy Mehta for “Best in investment funds” 
  • Bonnie Neuman for “Best in real estate” 

Mehta is a partner in the firm’s Financial Services Group and a leader in its investment management practice. Her client base includes U.S. and non-U.S. investment advisers to hedge funds, private equity funds and managed accounts, commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisors and family offices. She has extensive experience in the structuring, formation and operation (domestically and on a cross-border basis) of a variety of alternative investments products.

Mehta currently serves on the Managed Fund Association’s Steering Committee and on the New York City Bar Association’s Private Investment Funds Committee, which shapes law and public policy. In addition to this recognition, she has been listed as a "Next Generation Lawyer" in Fund Formation: Alternative/Hedge Funds by Legal 500 U.S.A., a “Highly Regarded Lawyer” in Hedge Funds in IFLR 1000, and as a "Rising Star" in Securities and Corporate Finance in New York - Metro by Super Lawyers.

Neuman is a partner in the firm’s Finance Group with a concentration in the area of real estate finance. She represents clients in domestic and cross-border transactions, including the origination of mortgage and mezzanine loans, syndication, loan servicing, non-performing loan securitizations, loan restructuring and bankruptcy-related matters. Her clients include global investment banks, national and international financial institutions, investors and servicers. Her experience includes the financing of a wide range of commercial properties and drafting and negotiating intercreditor arrangements and secondary market sales of mortgage and mezzanine loans.

She was recognized as a Real Estate Rising Star in each of 2016, 2017 and 2018 by Law360 on its annual list of top attorneys under 40 years of age. Neuman is a member of the CREFC Women’s Network where she serves on the Community Outreach and Women in Need Committees.

The eighth annual Euromoney LMG Americas Women in Business Law Awards will be announced at a ceremony on June 6 at the Essex House in New York.

To view the full list of 2019 nominees, click here.