Michael Best is pleased to announce the additions of associates Deepa R. German and N. Cameron Leishman who will be based in the Broomfield and Cottonwood Heights offices, respectively. Both will practice in the firm’s Corporate Practice Group.
German assists businesses with navigating tax issues and optimizing tax efficiency. She provides guidance on changing taxation laws, assists with the tax aspects of transactions, advises on compliance matters, and offers proactive tax structuring solutions. Prior to joining Michael Best, German was a Tax Associate in the Chicago office of an international law firm. Before becoming an attorney, she spent several years as a financial analyst at a global investment and advisory firm.
Leishman joins the Corporate Practice Group and his practice focuses on representing companies and investors in complex business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts of public and private companies, debt and equity restructurings, recapitalizations, venture capital and growth equity investments, executive compensation and equity incentive arrangements, and general corporate counseling. He has represented companies and investors in transactions valued from several million to billions of dollars across a broad spectrum of industries including software, hardware, retail, transportation, professional services, education, marketing, food and beverage, beauty and cosmetics, and aerospace.
German received her J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law and her B.A. from the University of Chicago. Leishman earned his J.D., summa cum laude, from Brigham Young University and his B.S., summa cum laude, from University of Utah.