Heather Arbogast and
Clare Lewis are winners of The M&A Advisor’s Emerging Leaders Awards,
which celebrate young professionals for success in mergers and
acquisitions, turnarounds and financing.
Arbogast, a partner in Baltimore, advises utilities, energy companies,
developers, power purchasers, sponsors and investors on transactions and
regulatory issues in the power, retail energy, solar, wind and battery
storage sectors of the energy industry. She also serves as the Baltimore
office’s pro bono partner.
“I am proud to receive this recognition and grateful for the opportunities
to work with clients at the forefront of the energy sector,” Arbogast said.
Lewis, a partner in Charlottesville, Virginia, represents venture capital
and private equity fund investors, as well as emerging growth and middle
market companies, in mergers and acquisitions, equity financings, fund
formations and corporate governance matters.
She is the director of the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic at the University of
Virginia School of Law, where she teaches corporate law and
entrepreneurship. She also is an IAPP-certified information privacy
professional and contributes to McGuireWoods’ Password Protected
blog, which covers data privacy and security news and trends.
“I am honored to be included in this year’s class of Emerging Leaders and
thankful for the support of my McGuireWoods colleagues and our clients,”
“Heather and Clare are talented, business-focused lawyers who are committed
to their clients’ success,” said
Michael Woodard, chair of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions & Energy Transactional
Department. “They are important assets to our practice and we congratulate
them for these well-deserved honors.”
Arbogast and Lewis will be honored on Oct. 20 during The M&A Advisor’s “Future of Dealmaking Summit” in New York.